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Introduction

Ernie Lepore and Kirk Ludwig

in Donald Davidson

Published in print March 2005 | ISBN: 9780199251346
Published online July 2005 | e-ISBN: 9780191602634 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/0199251347.003.0001
 Introduction

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Provides a synoptic overview of the book and Davidson’s philosophical project, emphasizing the interrelation of fives themes, compositionality, meaning, the inutility of reifying meanings, truth, ontology, interpretation, and anti-Cartesianism.

Keywords: anti-Cartesianism; compositionality; interpretation; meaning; ontology; reification; truth

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Subjects: Philosophy

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