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Inquiries Into Truth and Interpretation

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Now in a new edition, this volume updates Davidson's exceptional Inquiries into Truth and Interpretation (1984), which set out his enormously influential philosophy of language. The original volume remains a central point of reference, and a focus of controversy, with its impact extending into linguistic theory, philosophy of mind, and epistemology. Addressing a central qu ...more
Hardcover, 320 pages
Published September 27th 2001 by OUP Oxford (first published April 26th 1984)
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yyy
Mar 12, 2007 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
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".)

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

slops:
- 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
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Leonardo
Nov 18, 2016 marked it as to-read-in-part  ·  review of another edition
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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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