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de La Verdad y de La Interpretacion

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The essays in this volume are addressed to the question of what it is for words to mean what they do. The author argues that a philosophically instructive theory of meaning should acknowledge the holistic nature of linguistic understanding, in that it should provide an interpretation of all utterances, actual and potential, of a speaker or group of speakers; and that it sh...more
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Published April 28th 1993 by Gedisa (first published April 26th 1984)
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Overall, I liked this collection very much. Not as much as Essays on A&E, but it's still very good. (Indeed, per convention 4 stars means "I loved it".)

- Paratactic analysis: who would have thought solving problems related to oratio obliqua, quotation, and moods/performatives would have such a simple solution?

- The essays are repetitive, sometimes (not always) to a fault; perhaps part of the reason why Davidson's repertory has such coherence -- despite the fact that he never wrot...more
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Donald Davidson was one of the most important philosophers of the latter half of the twentieth century. His ideas, presented in a series of essays from the 1960's onwards, have been influential across a range of areas from semantic theory through to epistemology and ethics. Davidson's work exhibits a breadth of approach, as well as a unitary and systematic character, which is unusual within twenti...more
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