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Meaning without Truth

2014.05.15 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Stefano Predelli, Meaning without Truth, Oxford University Press, 2013, 230pp., $55.00 (hbk), ISBN 9780199695638.
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2014.05.15 : View this Review Online | View Recent NDPR Reviews Stefano Predelli, Meaning without Truth, Oxford University Press, 2013, 230pp., $55.00 (hbk), ISBN 9780199695638. Reviewed by Brett Sherman, University of Rochester It is difficult to make significant theoretical progress without an adequate framework within which theories can be presented. The fruitfulness of truth-conditional semantics owes much to the various frameworks that have been developed in aid of the general program. Alas, some meaning is non-truth-conditional. While attention to non-truth-conditional phenomena has steadily increased, progress has been slowed by the absence of a prominent unifying framework within which theories of non-truth-conditional meaning can be presented. Stefano Predelli aims to provide such a framework in this timely and engaging book. One of the greatest aspects of the book is the wide range of seemingly heterogeneous linguistic phenomena on display. Predelli's. . .

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