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Objectivity & Communicability of Meaning

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The moot question the book is engaged with is whether the communicability of meaning entails the objectivity of meaning or not. The articles included in this volume are on philosophical views of Wittgenstein, Searle, Putnam, Davidson, Quine, McDowell and many such eminent philosophers from the West, and the views of scholars of Nyaya, Buddhism and Mimamsa schools of Indian philosophy.

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ISBN 13 9788192611440
Book Language English
Binding Hardcover
Total Pages 132
Edition 1st Edition
Release Year 2016
Publisher D.K. Printworld Pvt. Ltd.
Author Sadhan Chakraborti, Gangadhar Kar
Category Linguistic Studies  
Weight 350.00 g
Dimension 14.00 x 22.00 x 1.80

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This collection begins with the assumption that communication through language is possible. The moot question it is engaged with is whether the communicability of meaning entails the objectivity of meaning or not. The nuances involved in the idea of objectivity are deciphered and in what sense meaning is objective, if at all, is discussed in the volume. The articles included in this volume are written from the Western as well as from the Indian philosophical perspectives. Philosophical views of Wittgenstein, Searle, Putnam, Davidson, Quine, McDowell and many such eminent philosophers from the West, and the views of scholars of Nyaya, Buddhism and Mimamsa schools of Indian philosophy are studied closely in these articles. Researchers interested in the issue of objectivity and communicability of meaning of language will find food for their thought in reading this book. Students of philosophy, linguistics, logic, mathematics and the allied subjects in Western and Indian traditions will have a clear grasp of the nature of meaning that is made explicit in this collection.
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