The Oxford Handbook of Contemporary Philosophy

The Oxford Handbook of Contemporary Philosophy

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A guide to today's most exciting research in academic philosophy with more than 30 distinguished scholars to contribute incisive and up-to-date critical surveys of the principal areas of research.The second problem is common to both descriptions, and to certain versions of the casuala€“historical theory of reference from which they are extracted. As Jonathan McKeown-Green (2002) has pointed out, not all cases in which a speaker successfully uses a name n to refer are ... about hima€”not because I have acquired the name through a causala€“historical chain of reference transmission, but because I ... he intends to use it in accord with the linguistic conventions of the community.

Title:The Oxford Handbook of Contemporary Philosophy
Author:Frank Jackson, Michael Smith
Publisher:Oxford University Press on Demand - 2007-11-29


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