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New Waves in Philosophy of Language

  • Sarah Sawyer

Part of the New Waves in Philosophy book series (NWIP)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xi
  2. Sarah Sawyer
    Pages 1-7
  3. Jonas Åkerman, Patrick Greenough
    Pages 8-23
  4. Kevan Edwards
    Pages 60-86
  5. Anandi Hattiangadi
    Pages 87-107
  6. Guy Longworth
    Pages 138-163
  7. Gillian Russell
    Pages 186-205
  8. James A. Woodbridge
    Pages 250-284
  9. Back Matter
    Pages 285-286

About this book


Innovative young philosophers present new research articles on a variety of contemporary issues including relation between language and thought, normativity of language, prospects for a naturalistic account of language, nature of linguistic understanding, semantics of proper names and expressive terms, a contemporary construal of analytic truth


Bertrand Russell language philosophy philosophy of language semantics

Editors and affiliations

  • Sarah Sawyer
    • 1
  1. 1.University of SussexUK

About the editors

JONAS ÅKERMAN PhD student in Theoretical Philosophy, Department of Philosophy, Stockholm University, Sweden BRAD ARMOUR-GARB Associate Professor of Philosophy, University at Albany-SUNY, USA, and a Fellow of Wolfson College, Oxford, UK EMMA BORG Professor of Philosophy at University of Reading, UK JOHN COLLINS Senior Lecturer in Philosophy, University of East Anglia,UK KEVAN EDWARDS Assistant Professor at Syracuse University, USA PATRICK GREENOUGH Senior Lecturer, Department of Philosophy, University of St. Andrews, UK and an Associate Fellow of Arché ANANDI HATTIANGADI Lecturer in Philosophy at Oxford University and Fellow of St Hilda's College, UK MAX KÖLBEL ICREA Research Professor, Department of Logic, History and Philosophy of Science, University of Barcelona, Spain GUY LONGWORTH Senior Lecturer in Philosophy, University of Warwick, UK STEFANO PREDELLI Professor of Philosophy, University of Nottingham, UK GILLIAN RUSSELL Assistant Professor of Philosophy, Washington University in St Louis, USA JEFF SPEAKS Assistant Professor of Philosophy, University of Notre Dame, USA JAMES A. WOODBRIDGE Assistant Professor of Philosophy, University of Nevada Las Vegas, USA

Bibliographic information


'This is a very useful collection of papers by a first rate group of young philosophers of language'. - Alex Miller, University of Birmingham, UK