Reading Brandom : On Making it Explicit Paperback
Edited by Bernhard Weiss, Jeremy Wanderer
Robert Brandom's Making It Explicit: Reasoning, Representing and Discursive Commitment is one of the most significant, talked about and daunting books published in philosophy in recent years.
Featuring specially-commissioned chapters by leading international philosophers with replies by Brandom himself, Reading Brandom clarifies, critically appraises and furthers understanding of Brandom's important book. Divided into four parts - `Normative Pragmatics'; `The Challenge of Inferentialism'; `Inferentialist Semantics'; and `Brandom's Replies', Reading Brandom covers the following key aspects of Brandom's work:inferentialism vs. representationalismnormativity in philosophy of language and mindpragmatics and the centrality of assertinglanguage entries and exitsmeaning and truthsemantic deflationism and logical locutions.
Essential reading for students and scholars of philosophy of language and mind, Reading Brandom is also an excellent companion volume to Reading McDowell: On Mind and World, also published by Routledge.
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 374 pages
- Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
- Publication Date: 09/04/2010
- Category: Philosophy: epistemology & theory of knowledge
- ISBN: 9780415380379