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1 Philosophy of Logic and Language (108) Comprehensive List Robert L. Frazier 24/10/2009 Descriptions [Russell, 1905]. [Russell, 1919]. [Strawson, 1950a]. [Donnellan, 1966]. [Evans, 1979]. [McCulloch, 1989], chs 2, 3 & 7. [Martin, 1987], ch13. The only thing that distinguishes the so-and-so from a so-and-so is the implication of uniqueness. (Russell) Is it? Names [Martin, 1987], chs 16 & 17. [Devitt and Sterelny, 1987], chs 3 & 4. [Kripke, 1972], lectures I & II (to p. 97). [Evans, 1973]. [McDowell, 1977]. [Searle, 1958]. What part, if any, does causation have to play in the analysis of the reference of proper names? Can a proper name have meaning if there is no object to which it refers? Demonstratives [Frege, 1956]. [Kaplan, 1990a]. [Kaplan, 1990b]. [Perry, 1977]. [Peacocke, 1981]. [Evans, 1981]. [Evans, 1982], ch. 6, pp [Searle, 1983], ch. 8, sect. III. [McCulloch, 1989], chs 5 & 6. [Wettstein, 1984]. What do you think is the most reasonable account of how demonstratives reference works? 1

2 24/10/ Meaning [Grice, 1957]. [Davidson, 1967]. [Strawson, 1971]. [Putnam, 1982]. [Blackburn, 1984], chs. 2 & 3. [Fodor and Lepore, 1992]. [Wiggins, 1997]. [Avramides, 1997]. [Travis, 1997]. What are the main alternative accounts of meaning? Which, if any, do you think is most reasonable? Truth [Dancy and Sosa, 1992], entry on truth. [Aune, 1986], pp [Austin, 1950]. [Dummett, 1959]. [Strawson, 1950b]. [Blackburn, 1984], chs 7 & [Davidson, 1967] [Tarski, 1944]. [Jubien, 1997], ch. 5. [Loux, 1998], ch. 4. Is the redundancy theory an improvement on the correspondence theory? The Private Language Argument [Wittgenstein, 1953], [Blackburn, 1984], ch 3, 1-4. [Kripke, 1982], chs 1-3. [McDowell, 1984]. [Craig, 1997]. What is Wittgenstein s sceptical paradox about meaning? paradox? What is Wittgenstein s solution to the Necessary Truth [Ayer, 1946], ch. IV. [Quine, 1953]. [Grice and Strawson, 1956]. [Swinburne, 1975]. [Kripke, 1972], pp , 48 50, 53 58, , & [Kitcher, 1980]. [Evans, 1979]. [Craig, 1975]. [Audi, 1998], ch. 4.

3 24/10/ Explain the distinctions between (i) necessary and contingent; (ii) a priori and a posteriori; and (iii) analytic and synthetic. To what extent, if any, do these distinctions mark the same underlying difference? Metaphor [Moran, 1997]. [Cooper, 1986], esp. chs 2 & 4. [Cavell, 1976]. [Searle, 1979], pp [Davidson, 1979]. [Sperber and Wilson, 86]. [Martinich, 1984]. Is it always possible to express literally what has been expressed metaphorically? containing metaphors be true? Can statements Reference [Devitt and Sterelny, 1987], chs 2, 3, 4, & 5. [Russell, 1919]. [Strawson, 1950a]. [Donnellan, 1966]. [Searle, 1958]. [Kripke, 1972], lectures I & II (to p. 97). [Kaplan, 1990a]. [Wettstein, 1984]. How do descriptions refer? Proper names? Demonstratives? Can we give similar accounts for all three? References [Audi, 1998] Audi, R. (1998). Epistemology. Routledge, London. [Aune, 1986] Aune, B. (1986). Metaphysics. Basil Blackwell, Oxford. [Austin, 1950] Austin, J. L. (1950). Truth. Proceedings of the Aristotelian Society, supp. vol 24: Also in [Pitcher, 1964]. [Avramides, 1997] Avramides, A. (1997). Intention and convention. In [Hale and Wright, 1997], pages [Ayer, 1946] Ayer, A. J. (1946). Language, Truth and Logic. Gollancz, London, second edition. [Blackburn, 1984] Blackburn, S. (1984). Spreading the Word. Clarendon Press, Oxford. [Cavell, 1976] Cavell, S. (1976). Must We Mean What We Say? Cambridge University Press, Cambridge. [Cooper, 1986] Cooper, D. (1986). Metaphor. Blackwell, Oxford. [Craig, 1975] Craig, E. (1975). The problem of necessary truth. In Meaning, Reference and Necessity: new studies in semantics, pages Cambride University Press, Cambridge.

4 24/10/ [Craig, 1997] Craig, E. (1997). Meaning and privacy. In [Hale and Wright, 1997], pages [Dancy and Sosa, 1992] Dancy, J. and Sosa, E., editors (1992). A Companion to Epistemology. Basil Blackwell, Oxford. [Davidson, 1967] Davidson, D. (1967). Truth and meaning. Synthese, 17: Also in [Davidson, 1984], [Moore, 1993] and [Martinich, 1990]. [Davidson, 1979] Davidson, D. (1979). What metaphors mean. In Sacks, S., editor, On Metaphor, pages University of Chicago Press, Chicago. (Also in [Davidson, 1984].). [Davidson, 1984] Davidson, D. (1984). Inquiries into Truth and Interpretation. Clarendon Press, Oxford. [Davis, 1991] Davis, S., editor (1991). Pragmatics: A Reader. Oxford University Press, Oxford. [Devitt and Sterelny, 1987] Devitt, M. and Sterelny, K. (1987). Language & Reality. Basil Blackwell, Oxford. [Donnellan, 1966] Donnellan, K. (1966). Reference and definite descriptions. Philosophical Review, 75: (Also in [Martinich, 1990].). [Dummett, 1959] Dummett, M. ( ). Truth. Proceedings of the Aristotelian Society, 59: Also in [Pitcher, 1964] and [Strawson, 1967]. [Evans, 1973] Evans, G. (1973). The causal theory of names. Proceedings of the Aristotelian Society, suppl. vol. 47: Also in [Martinich, 1990], [Moore, 1993], and [Evans, 1985]. [Evans, 1979] Evans, G. (1979). Reference and contingency. The Monist, lxii: Also in [Evans, 1985].). [Evans, 1981] Evans, G. (1981). Understanding demonstratives. In Parret, H. and Bouversse, J., editors, Meaning and Understanding, pages De Gruyter, Berlin and New York. (Also in [Evans, 1985].). [Evans, 1982] Evans, G. (1982). The Varieties of Reference. Oxford University Press, Oxford. [Evans, 1985] Evans, G. (1985). Collected Papers. Oxford University Press, (ed.) Antonia Phillips. [Fodor and Lepore, 1992] Fodor, J. and Lepore, E. (1992). Holism: A Shopper s Guide. Basil Blackwell Ltd, Oxford. [Frege, 1956] Frege, G. (1956). The thought: a logical inquiry. Mind, 65: (Also in [Strawson, 1967]. Translated by A. M. and Marcelle Quinton.). [Grice, 1957] Grice, H. P. (1957). Meaning. Philosophical Review, 66: (Also in [Martinich, 1990].). [Grice and Strawson, 1956] Grice, H. P. and Strawson, P. F. (1956). In defense of a dogma. Philosophical Review, LXV: (Also in [Munsat, 1971].). [Hale and Wright, 1997] Hale, B. and Wright, C. (1997). A Companion to the Philosophy of Language. Blackwell Publishers Ltd., Oxford. [Jubien, 1997] Jubien, M. (1997). Contemporary Metaphysics. Blackwell, Oxford. [Kaplan, 1990a] Kaplan, D. (1990a). Dthat. In [Yourgrau, 1990], pages (Also in [Martinich, 1990].). [Kaplan, 1990b] Kaplan, D. (1990b). Thoughts on demonstratives. In [Yourgrau, 1990], pages

5 24/10/ [Kitcher, 1980] Kitcher, P. (1980). Apriority and necessity. Australasian Journal of Philosophy, 58: (Also in [Moser, 1987].). [Kripke, 1972] Kripke, S. (1972). Naming and Necessity. Harvard University Press, Cambridge, Massachusetts. Revised [Kripke, 1982] Kripke, S. A. (1982). Wittgenstein on Rules and Private Language. Harvard University Press, Cambridge, Massachusetts. [Linsky, 1952] Linsky, L., editor (1952). Semantics and the Philosophy of Language. University of Illinois Press, Urbana. [Loux, 1998] Loux, M. J. (1998). Metaphysics: a contemporary introduction. Routledge, London and New York. [Martin, 1987] Martin, R. M. (1987). The Meaning of Language. The Mit Press, Cambridge, Massachusetts. [Martinich, 1984] Martinich, A. P. (1984). A theory for metaphor. Journal of Literary Semantics, 13: (Also in [Davis, 1991].). [Martinich, 1990] Martinich, A. P., editor (1990). The Philosophy of Language. Oxford University Press, Oxford, second edition. [McCulloch, 1989] McCulloch, G. (1989). The Game of the Name. Oxford University Press, Oxford. [McDowell, 1977] McDowell, J. (1977). On the sense and reference of a proper name. Mind, 86: Also in [Moore, 1993]. [McDowell, 1984] McDowell, J. (1984). Wittgenstein on following a rule. Synthese, 58: (Also in [Moore, 1993].). [Moore, 1993] Moore, A. W., editor (1993). Meaning and Reference. Oxford University Press, Oxford. [Moran, 1997] Moran, R. (1997). Metaphor. In [Hale and Wright, 1997], pages [Moser, 1987] Moser, P. K., editor (1987). A Priori Knowledge. Oxford University Press, Oxford. [Munsat, 1971] Munsat, S. (1971). The Analytic-Synthetic Distinction. Wadsworth, Belmont. [Peacocke, 1981] Peacocke, C. (1981). Demonstrative thought and psychological explanation. Synthèse, 49: [Perry, 1977] Perry, J. (1977). Frege on demonstratives. Philosophical Review, 86: (Also in [Yourgrau, 1990].). [Pitcher, 1964] Pitcher, editor (1964). Truth. Prentice-Hall, Englewood Cliffs. [Putnam, 1982] Putnam, H. (1982). The meaning of meaning. In Mind Language and Reality, pages Cambridge University Press, Cambridge. Philosophical Papers, Volume 2. [Quine, 1953] Quine, W. V. O. (1953). Two dogmas of empiricism. In From a Logical Point of View, pages Harvard University Press, Cambridge, Ma. [Russell, 1905] Russell, B. (1905). On denoting. Mind, 14: (Also in [Linsky, 1952] and [Martinich, 1990].). [Russell, 1919] Russell, B. (1919). Descriptions. In Introduction to Mathematical Philosophy, pages Allen & Unwin, London. Also in [Martinich, 1990] and [Moore, 1993].

6 24/10/ [Searle, 1983] Searle, J. (1983). Intentionality: An in the Philosophy of Mind. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge. [Searle, 1958] Searle, J. R. (1958). Proper names. Mind, 67: Also in [Strawson, 1967] and [Martinich, 1990]. [Searle, 1979] Searle, J. R. (1979). Expression and Meaning: Studies in the Theory of Speech Acts. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge. [Sperber and Wilson, 86] Sperber, D. and Wilson, D. ( ). Loose talk. Proceedings of the Aristotelian Society, 86: [Strawson, 1950a] Strawson, P. F. (1950a). On referring. Mind, 59: Also in [Martinich, 1990] and [Moore, 1993]. [Strawson, 1950b] Strawson, P. F. (1950b). Truth. Proceedings of the Aristotelian Society, 24: Also in [Pitcher, 1964]. [Strawson, 1967] Strawson, P. F., editor (1967). Philosophical Logic. Oxford University Press, Oxford. [Strawson, 1971] Strawson, P. F. (1971). Meaning and truth. In Logico-Linguistic Papers, page? Methuen, London. (Also in [Moore, 1993].). [Swinburne, 1975] Swinburne, R. (1975). Analyticity, necessity and apriority. Mind, 84: (Also in [Moser, 1987].). [Tarski, 1944] Tarski, A. (1944). The semantic conception of truth and the foundations of semantics. Philosophy and Phenomenological Research, 4: Also in [Martinich, 1990] and [Linsky, 1952]. [Travis, 1997] Travis, C. (1997). Pragmatics. In [Hale and Wright, 1997], pages [Wettstein, 1984] Wettstein, H. K. (1984). How to bridge the gap between meaning and reference. Synthèse, 58: (Also in [Davis, 1991].). [Wiggins, 1997] Wiggins, D. (1997). Meaning and truth conditions: from frege s grand design to davidson s. In [Hale and Wright, 1997], pages [Wittgenstein, 1953] Wittgenstein, L. (1953). Philosophical Investigations. MacMillan, New York, third edition. [Yourgrau, 1990] Yourgrau, P., editor (1990). Demonstratives. Oxford University Press, Oxford.

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