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Objects of Inquiry in Philosophy of Language and Linguistics


Edited By Piotr Stalmaszczyk

This book investigates possible common objects of inquiry in philosophy of language and literature. The topics discussed include proper names (analyzed from different theoretical perspectives), fictional names, truth in fiction, ontological status and metaphysics of fictional characters, metaphor, representation, interpretation, and other issues connecting research in philosophy of language with philosophy of literature. Theoretical frameworks include Millian semantics, Fregean semantics, hybrid semantics, realism, antirealism, and metaphorical expressivism.

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Piotr Stalmaszczyk

On Objects of Inquiry in Philosophy of Language and Literature

Stefano Predelli

Millians in Wonderland: Fictional Names and Talk About Fiction

Eros Corazza & Christopher Genovesi

On the Metaphoric Uses of (Fictional) Proper Names

Daniela Glavaničová

Fictional Names and Semantics: Towards a Hybrid View

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