© 2002

Knowledge and Language

Selected Essays of L. Jonathan Cohen


Part of the Boston Studies in the Philosophy of Science book series (BSPS, volume 227)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xxviii
  2. L. Jonathan Cohen
    Pages 1-14
  3. L. Jonathan Cohen
    Pages 15-26
  4. L. Jonathan Cohen
    Pages 27-40
  5. L. Jonathan Cohen
    Pages 77-93
  6. L. Jonathan Cohen
    Pages 119-139
  7. L. Jonathan Cohen
    Pages 141-153
  8. L. Jonathan Cohen
    Pages 155-174
  9. L. Jonathan Cohen
    Pages 221-243
  10. L. Jonathan Cohen
    Pages 261-278
  11. L. Jonathan Cohen
    Pages 279-292

About this book


I am very grateful to Kluwer Academic Publishers for the opportunity to republish these articles about knowledge and language. The Introduction to the volume has been written by James Logue, and I need to pay a very sincerely intended tribute to the care and professionalism which he has devoted to every feature of its production. My thanks are also due to Matthew MeG rattan for his technical as­ sistance in scanning the articles onto disk and formatting them. 1. Jonathan Cohen vii Publisher's Note Thanks are due to the following publishers for permission to reproduce the articles in this volume. On the project of a universal character. Oxford University Press. Paper 1 On a concept of a degree of grammaticalness. Logique et Analyse. Paper 2 Paper 3 The semantics of metaphor. Cambridge University Press. Paper 4 Can the logic of indirect discourse be formalised? The Association for Symbolic Logic. Paper 5 Some remarks on Grice's views about the logical particles of natural language. Kluwer Academic Publishers. Paper 6 Can the conversationalist hypothesis be defended? Kluwer Academic Publishers. Paper 7 How is conceptual innovation possible? Kluwer Academic Publishers. Should natural language definitions be insulated from, or interactive Paper 8 with, one another in sentence composition? Kluwer Academic Publish­ ers. Paper 9 A problem about truth-functional semantics. Basil Blackwell Publisher Ltd. Paper 10 The individuation of proper names. Oxford University Press. Paper 11 Some comments on third world epistemology. Oxford University Press. Paper 12 Guessing. The Aristotelian Society.


Theory of Meaning discourse epistemology knowledge language philosophy of language philosophy of science probability reason science semantics

Authors and affiliations

  1. 1.Queen’s CollegeOxfordUK

Bibliographic information

  • Book Title Knowledge and Language
  • Book Subtitle Selected Essays of L. Jonathan Cohen
  • Authors L. Jonathan Cohen
  • Editors James Logue
  • Series Title Boston Studies in the Philosophy of Science
  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer Science+Business Media B.V. 2002
  • Publisher Name Springer, Dordrecht
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Hardcover ISBN 978-1-4020-0474-2
  • Softcover ISBN 978-90-481-5955-0
  • eBook ISBN 978-94-017-2020-5
  • Series ISSN 0068-0346
  • Edition Number 1
  • Number of Pages XXVIII, 324
  • Number of Illustrations 0 b/w illustrations, 0 illustrations in colour
  • Topics Epistemology
    Philosophy of Language
    Philosophy of Science
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