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Analytic philosophy
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Analytic Philosophy: An Interpretive History explores the ways interpretation (of key figures, factions, texts, etc.) shaped the analytic tradition, ...
Write to the point
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Writing tends to make people anxious, and with good reason. The first sentence of a job application letter can consign it to the bin. A speech inten...

The Cambridge handbook of linguistic typology
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Linguistic typology identifies both how languages vary and what they all have in common. This Handbook provides a state-of-the art survey of the aims ...
The secret life of language
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This book looks at how language has evolved around the globe from ancestral proto-languages to our recognisable modern tongues. It demonstrates how la...

Dissemination
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First published in 1972, Dissemination contains three of Derrida's most central and seminal works: 'Plato's Pharmacy', 'The Double Session' and 'Disse...
Handbook of color psychology
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We perceive color everywhere and on everything that we encounter in daily life. Color science has progressed to the point where a great deal is known ...

The language instinct
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Aimed at the popular science market, this account of the origins and nature of language is entertaining and intellectually stimulating.
Hermeneutics and the human sciences
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Collected and translated by John B. Thompson, this collection of essays by Paul Ricoeur includes many that had never appeared in English before the vo...

Die deeper into life
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The Penguin Modern Poets are succinct, collectible, lovingly-assembled guides to the richness and diversity of contemporary poetry, from the UK, Ameri...
From the tree to the labyrinth
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The way we create and organize knowledge is the theme of From the Tree to the Labyrinth, a major achievement by one of the world's foremost thinkers o...

The literary mind
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Mark Turner makes the revolutionary claim that the basic issue for cognitive science is the nature of literary thinking. Using tools of modern linguis...
Seriously funny
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'I'll be more enthusiastic about encouraging thinking outside the box when there's evidence of any thinking going on inside it.'The most quotable writ...

The authority of law
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This classic collection of essays, first published in 1979, has had an enduring influence on philosophical work on the nature of law and its relation ...
The evolution of imagination
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Consider Miles Davis, horn held high, sculpting a powerful musical statement full of tonal patterns, inside jokes, and thrilling climactic phrases-all...

Coming home
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'Some part of me believed I would become a more complete person if I spoke Irish, more in tune with my roots, my identity, my very being.' 'I was o...
Philosophy of language
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In this book one of the world's foremost philosophers of language presents his unifying vision of the field--its principal achievements, its most pres...

Chomsky
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Noam Chomsky is well known as a linguist and political thinker, but less well known as a philosopher. In this work, McGilvray explains Noam Chomsky's rationalist view of human nature.
Linguistics
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Written by David Hornsby, who is a current Linguistics lecturer and researcher at theUniversity of Kent, Linguistics - The Essentials is designed to g...

The semantics of evaluativity
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This book focuses on the semantic phenomenon of evaluativity and its consequences across constructions. Evaluativity has traditionally been associated...
The Oxford handbook of philosophy of language
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The Oxford Handbooks series is a major new initiative in academic publishing. Each volume offers an authoritative and up-to-date survey of original r...

Killing in war
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Killing a person is in general among the most seriously wrongful forms of action, yet most of us accept that it can be permissible to kill people on a...
Write to the point
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Writing tends to make people anxious, and with good reason. The first sentence of a job application letter can consign it to the bin. A speech intende...

The essential Chomsky
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In a single volume, the seminal writings of the world's leading philosopher, linguist and critic, and author of the bestselling Who Rules the World'Th...
Naming and necessity
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a Naming and Necessitya has had a great and increasing influence. It redirected philosophical attention to neglected questions of natural and metaphysical necessity and to the connections between these and theories of naming, and of identity.

Enough said
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LONGLISTED FOR THE ORWELL PRIZE 2017How do we discuss serious ideas in the age of 24-hour news? What was rhetoric in the past and what should it be no...
Marxism and the philosophy of language
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V. N. Volosinov's important work, first published in Russian in 1929, had to wait a generation for recognition. This first paperback edition of the En...

The happiness passport
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In Hayes' book, The Happiness Passport, she joins the dots between these differing beliefs to help us cultivate a richer shared vocabulary of happine...
Demonstratives in cross-linguistic perspective
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Demonstratives play a crucial role in the acquisition and use of language. Bringing together a team of leading scholars this detailed study, a first o...

Kantian conceptual geography
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This is a work in Kantian conceptual geography. It explores issues in analytic epistemology, philosophy of language, and metaphysics in particular by ...
The body in pain
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Part philosophical meditation, part cultural critique, this profoundly original work explores the nature of physical suffering. Elaine Scarry bases he...

Lao-Tzu, or the Way of The Dragon
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At its most basic, philosophy is about learning how to think about the world around us. It should come as no surprise, then, that children make excell...
Semantics in generative grammar
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This systematic introduction goes well beyond the fundamental constructions to provide extensive discussion of quantification, binding and anaphora, and ellipsis. Exercises check understanding and direct students towards further projects.

What is cultural translation?
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What Is Cultural Translation? In this book, Sarah Maitland uncovers processes of negotiation and adaptation closely associated with the translation o...
The gift of the gab
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A many-faceted exploration of spoken eloquence: how it works, how it has evolved, and how to tap its remarkable power We all know eloquence when we he...

From plural to institutional agency
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Kirk Ludwig presents a philosophical account of institutional action, such as action by corporations and nation states, arguing that it can be underst...
The Cambridge handbook of formal semantics
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Formal semantics - the scientific study of meaning in natural language - is one of the most fundamental and long-established areas of linguistics. Thi...

Assertion
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Sanford C. Goldberg presents a novel account of the speech act of assertion. He defends the view that this type of speech act is answerable to a const...
Being realistic about reasons
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T. M. Scanlon offers a qualified defense of normative cognitivism-the view that there are irreducibly normative truths about reasons for action. He re...

Decoding Chomsky
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A fresh and fascinating look at the philosophies, politics, and intellectual legacy of one of the twentieth century's most influential and controversi...
Answers to rhetorical questions
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A question that doesn't require an answer - what kind of question is that?The rhetorical question is one of those grammatical quirks that just doesn't...

Narrow content
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It is natural to distinguish, for any thinking creature, those events and states that are internal to the creature - its brain states, for example - f...
Thinking about things
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In the blink of an eye, I can redirect my thought from London to Austin, from apples to unicorns, from former president Obama to the mythical flying h...

Revolution of the ordinary
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This radically original book argues for the power of ordinary language philosophy-a tradition inaugurated by Ludwig Wittgenstein and J. L. Austin, and...
A rhetoric of motives
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As critic, Kenneth Burke's preoccupations were at the beginning purely esthetic and literary; but after Counter-Statement (1931), he began to discrimi...

Ostension
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An examination of the role of ostension-the bodily manifestation of intentio--in word learning, and an investigation of the philosophical puzzles it p...
Language and Meaning
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Language and Meaning provides a clear, accessible and unique perspective on the philosophical and linguistic question of what it means to mean. Lookin...

Linguistics
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Linguistics falls in the gap between arts and science, on the edges of which the most fascinating discoveries and the most important problems are foun...
Derrida
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Jacques Derrida, the French philosopher, developed his critical technique known as 'deconstruction'. His work is associated with ideas surrounding bot...

Foucault
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Foucault is one of those rare philosophers who has become a cult figure. Born in 1926 in France, over the course of his life he dabbled in drugs, poli...
Wittgenstein
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Ludwig Wittgenstein (1889-1951) was an extraordinarily original philospher, whose influence on twentieth-century thinking goes well beyond philosophy ...