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Philosophical Analysis in the Twentieth Century, Volume 2:
The Age of Meaning
Scott Soames

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TABLE OF CONTENTS:

Acknowledgments xi
Introduction to Volume 2 xiii
PART ONE: LUDWIG WITTGENSTEIN'S PHILOSOPHICAL INVESTIGATIONS 1
CHAPTER 1
Rejection of the Tractarian Conception of Language and Analysis 3
CHAPTER 2
Rule Following and the Private Language Argument 32
Suggested Further Reading 62
PART TWO: CLASSICS OF ORDINARY LANGUAGE PHILOSOPHY: TRUTH, GOODNESS, THE MIND, AND ANALYSIS 65
CHAPTER 3
Ryle's Dilemmas 67
CHAPTER 4
Ryle's Concept of Mind 92
CHAPTER 5
Strawson's Performative Theory of Truth 115
CHAPTER 6
Hare's Performative Theory of Goodness 135
Suggested Further Reading 153
PART THREE: MORE CLASSICS OF ORDINARY LANGUAGE PHILOSOPHY: THE RESPONSE TO RADICAL SKEPTICISM 155
CHAPTER 7
Malcolm's Paradigm Case Argument 157
CHAPTER 8
Austin's Sense and Sensibilia 171
Suggested Further Reading 193
PART FOUR: PAUL GRICE AND THE END OF ORDINARY LANGUAGE PHILOSOPHY 195
CHAPTER 9
Language Use and the Logic of Conversation 197
Suggested Further Reading 219
PART FIVE: THE PHILOSOPHICAL NATURALISM OF WILLARD VAN ORMAN QUINE 221
CHAPTER 10
The Indeterminacy of Translation 223
CHAPTER 11
Quine's Radical Semantic Eliminativism 259
Suggested Further Reading 287
PART SIX: DONALD DAVIDSON ON TRUTH AND MEANING 289
CHAPTER 12
Theories of Truth as Theories of Meaning 291
CHAPTER 13
Truth, Interpretation, and the Alleged Unintelligibility of Alternative Conceptual Schemes 312
Suggested Further Reading 331
PART SEVEN: SAUL KRIPKE ON NAMING AND NECESSITY 333
CHAPTER 14
Names, Essence, and Possibility 335
CHAPTER 15
The Necessary Aposteriori 372
CHAPTER 16
The Contingent Apriori 397
CHAPTER 17
Natural Kind Terms and Theoretical Identification Statements 423
Suggested Further Reading 457
EPILOGUE
The Era of Specialization 461
Index 477

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