Aristotle's Theory of Language and Meaning

Deborah K. W. Modrak
eISBN-13: 9780511836695

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This is a book about Aristotle's philosophy of language, interpreted in a framework that provides a comprehensive interpretation of Aristotle's metaphysics, philosophy of mind, epistemology and science. The aim of the book is to explicate the description of meaning contained in De Interpretatione and to show the relevance of that theory of meaning to much of the rest of Aristotle's philosophy. In the process Deborah Modrak reveals how that theory of meaning has been much maligned. This is a major reassessment of an underestimated aspect of Aristotle that will be of particular interest to classical philosophers, classicists and historians of psychology and cognitive science.

Sold By Cambridge University Press
ISBNs 9780521772662, 9780521772662, 0511836694, 9780511836695
Language eng