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Meaning and Argument is a popular introduction to philosophy of logic and philosophy of language.
Offers a distinctive philosophical, rather than mathematical, approach to logic
Concentrates on symbolization and works out all the technical logic with truth tables instead of derivations
New edition incorporates the insights of half a century's work in philosophy and linguistics on anaphora by Peter Geach, Gareth Evans, Hans Kamp, and Irene Heim among others
Contains numerous exercises and a corresponding answer key
An extensive appendix allows readers to explore subjects that go beyond what is usually covered in an introductory logic course
Features an accompanying website at
About the Author
Ernest Lepore is the Associate Director of the Center for Cognitive Science at Rutgers University and is the author of numerous articles in philosophy of language. He is co-author (with Herman Cappelen) of Insensitive Semantics (Blackwell, 2004) and co-author (with Jerry Fodor) of Holism (Blackwell, 1991). He is editor of Truth and Interpretation (Blackwell, 1989), co-editor (with Zenon Pylyshyn) of What is Cognitive Science? (Blackwell, 1999), and general editor of the series Philosophers and Their Critics, published by Wiley-Blackwell.
Sam Cumming is Assistant Professor of Philosophy at the University of California, Los Angeles.