Knowledge and Language

Selected Essays of L. Jonathan Cohen

  • L. Jonathan Cohen

Part of the Boston Studies in the Philosophy of Science book series (BSPS, volume 227)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xxviii
  2. L. Jonathan Cohen
    Pages 1-14
  3. L. Jonathan Cohen
    Pages 15-26
  4. L. Jonathan Cohen
    Pages 27-40
  5. L. Jonathan Cohen
    Pages 77-93
  6. L. Jonathan Cohen
    Pages 119-139
  7. L. Jonathan Cohen
    Pages 141-153
  8. L. Jonathan Cohen
    Pages 155-174
  9. L. Jonathan Cohen
    Pages 221-243
  10. L. Jonathan Cohen
    Pages 261-278
  11. L. Jonathan Cohen
    Pages 279-292
  12. Back Matter
    Pages 323-324

About this book


I am very grateful to Kluwer Academic Publishers for the opportunity to republish these articles about knowledge and language. The Introduction to the volume has been written by James Logue, and I need to pay a very sincerely intended tribute to the care and professionalism which he has devoted to every feature of its production. My thanks are also due to Matthew MeG rattan for his technical as­ sistance in scanning the articles onto disk and formatting them. 1. Jonathan Cohen vii Publisher's Note Thanks are due to the following publishers for permission to reproduce the articles in this volume. On the project of a universal character. Oxford University Press. Paper 1 On a concept of a degree of grammaticalness. Logique et Analyse. Paper 2 Paper 3 The semantics of metaphor. Cambridge University Press. Paper 4 Can the logic of indirect discourse be formalised? The Association for Symbolic Logic. Paper 5 Some remarks on Grice's views about the logical particles of natural language. Kluwer Academic Publishers. Paper 6 Can the conversationalist hypothesis be defended? Kluwer Academic Publishers. Paper 7 How is conceptual innovation possible? Kluwer Academic Publishers. Should natural language definitions be insulated from, or interactive Paper 8 with, one another in sentence composition? Kluwer Academic Publish­ ers. Paper 9 A problem about truth-functional semantics. Basil Blackwell Publisher Ltd. Paper 10 The individuation of proper names. Oxford University Press. Paper 11 Some comments on third world epistemology. Oxford University Press. Paper 12 Guessing. The Aristotelian Society.


Theory of Meaning discourse epistemology knowledge language philosophy of language philosophy of science probability reason science semantics

Authors and affiliations

  • L. Jonathan Cohen
    • 1
  1. 1.Queen’s CollegeOxfordUK

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer Science+Business Media B.V. 2002
  • Publisher Name Springer, Dordrecht
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Print ISBN 978-90-481-5955-0
  • Online ISBN 978-94-017-2020-5
  • Series Print ISSN 0068-0346
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