Language and Logic

A speculative and condition-theoretic study

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In this volume Van der Auwera attempts to clarify the idea that language reflects both mind and reality and to elucidate the reflection idea by turning it into the cornerstone of a linguistic theory of meaning.
[Pragmatics & Beyond Companion Series, 2]  1985.  xiv, 256 pp.
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Table of Contents
Preface
xi
Symbols and Abbreviations
xiii
Chapter I: Methodology, Contents, and Relevance
1
Chapter II: From Possible Worlds to Human Action
9
1. Philosophy of mind, ontology, and reflection
10
2. The out-of-mind
18
3. The mind
27
4. Human action
36
Chapter III: Speech Acts and Meanings
41
1. Meaning and speech acts
42
2. Basic speech acts
45
3. Semantics and pragmatics
55
Chapter IV: Towards a Reflectionist and Condition-Theoretic Logic
61
1. The basis of logic
61
2. Intra-logical RL interpretations
76
3. Conditions
87
4. Truth
100
Chapter V: Propositional Operators
129
1. Conditional and componential analyses
130
2. Conjunction
132
3. Truth, falsity, and possibility
133
4. Modality
177
5. Implication
189
6. Postliminaries
213
Notes
217
References
229
Index
251
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