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Word and Object by  Willard Van Orman Quine - First edition - 1960 - from Evening Star Books (SKU: 00007982)

Word and Object

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Word and Object

by Quine, Willard Van Orman

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Boston: The Technology Press of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology [1960], 1960. First edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/Very Good. 8vo. [8], ix-xv, [1], 1-294, [2] pp. Bound in light green cloth with twin gilt rules, black lettering, and publisher's device in blind on the front board, twin gilt rules and both gilt lettering and black lettering on the spine. W.V.O. Quine was a distinguished philosopher who spent the majority of his career at Harvard and was widely recognized as one of the leading analytic philosophers of his era. A student of Carnap, Quine was an extraordinarily influential analytic philosopher, known for propagating the Verification Theory of Meaning, empiricism and the examination of philosophical problems using scientific principles. Word and Object explores how human language affects ontology and our objective understanding of the world, how words refer to their objects, translation and indeterminacy, language and logic, and more. Slater 742. A nice copy of this well-known work from one of the most important philosophers of the twentieth century. A Near Fine book with a former owner's name on the free front endpaper in a Very Good dust jacket with moderate edge wear and two small tape marks on the reverse.


Word and Object is a 1960 book of epistemology by Willard Van Orman Quine. In it, Quine develops his thesis of the Indeterminacy of translation.


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Word and Object
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