Publication details [#10364]

Ziff, Paul. 1972. Understanding understanding. Cornell UP. xii + 146 pp.
Publication type
Book – monograph
Publication language
Person as a subject


A volume of essays on the problem of understanding what is said: Z. indicates roads toward an understanding of this problem. Among the topics touched upon are: what is understanding, what factors serve to determine what is said, the relationship between natural and formal languages, particularly from the perspective of their use, Grice's and Quine's theories of meaning, and the concept of a conceptual scheme.

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