An Essay on Names and Truths (Oxford Linguistics)




Author: Wolfram Hinzen
Type: eBook
Date Released: 2007
Format: pdf
Language: English
Page Count: 253
Isbn10 Code: 0199226520
Isbn13 Code: 9780199226528


Review "It is rare to find a philosopher with the knowledge and competence to do serious grammatical investigation, or a grammarian with the scope and sophistication to do significant philosophical analysis."--Juan Uriagereka, University of Maryland About the Author Wolfram Hinzen obtained a PhD from the University of Bern and a Habilitation from the University of Regensburg. He became an Assistant Professor at the Universiteit van Amsterdam in 2003, and Professor of Philosophy of Language at the University of Durham in 2006. His research is broadly placed in the biolinguistic program and addresses issues of grammatical architecture with a view on their implications for human nature and the human mind. His books include Mind Design and Minimal Syntax (OUP, 2006), an edited volume on interdisciplinary perspectives on psycho-physical dualism (published in the journal Erkenntnis), and a volume co-edited with Hans Rott on belief and meaning (H