Language and reality : the philosophy of language and the principles of symbolism /

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Author / Creator:Urban, Wilbur Marshall, 1873-1952.
Imprint:London : Routledge, 2002.
Description:1 online resource (755 pages)
Series:Muirhead library of philosophy ; 69. Metaphysics ; 15
Muirhead library of philosophy ; 69.
Muirhead library of philosophy. Metaphysics ; 15.
Subject:Language and languages -- Philosophy.
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Language and languages -- Philosophy.
Meaning (Psychology)
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Notes:Reprint. Originally published: London : G. Allen & Unwin ; New York : Macmillan, 1939.
Includes index.
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Summary:First published in 2002. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.
Other form:Print version: Urban, Wilbur Marshall, 1873-1952. Language and reality 041529603X
Table of Contents:
  • Cover; Half Title; Title Page; Copyright Page; Original Title Page; Original Copyright Page; Preface; Table of Contents; Part I The Philosophy of Language; I. Language and Reality: The Theme of a Philosophy of Language; II. What is Language? Origin and Development. The Science of Language; III. Language as the Bearer of Meaning: What it is to Understand; IV. The Phenomenology of Linguistic Meaning: The Primary Functions of Language; V. The Normative Problem of Language: Linguistic Validity; VI. Intelligible Communication: Its Nature and Conditions.
  • VII. Language and Logic: The ""Logical Analysis"" of LanguageVIII. Language and Cognition: The Metalogical Problems of Language; Part II The Principles of Symbolism; IX. The Principles of Symbolism: The General Theory of Symbolism; X. The Language of Poetry and its Symbolic Form; XI. Science and Symbolism: Symbolism as a Scientific Principle; XII. Religious Symbols and the Problem of Religious Knowledge; XIII. The Language of Metaphysics: Symbolism as a Metaphysical Principle; XIV. Philosophia Perennis: The ""Natural Metaphysic of the Human Mind""
  • Appendix I. The Development and ""Progress"" of LanguageAppendix II. The Problem of Translation in General Linguistics; Appendix III. Neo-Nominalistic Philosophies of Language; Appendix IV. Symbolism as a Theological Principle in St. Thomas; Index of Names; Index of Subjects.