European University Institute Library

The Routledge handbook of social and political philosophy of language, edited by Justin Khoo and Rachel Sterken

Summary
This Handbook brings together philosophical work on how language shapes, and is shaped by, social and political factors. Its 24 chapters were written exclusively for this volume by an international team of leading researchers, and together they provide a broad expert introduction to the major issues currently under discussion in this area. The volume is divided into four parts: Part I: Methodological and Foundational IssuesPart II: Non-ideal Semantics and PragmaticsPart III: Linguistic HarmsPart IV: Applications The parts, and chapters in each part, are introduced in the volume's General Introduction. A list of Works Cited concludes each chapter, pointing readers to further areas of study. The Handbook is the first major, multi-authored reference work in this growing area and essential reading for anyone interested in the nature of language and its relationship to social and political reality.--, Provided by publisher
Language
eng
Literary Form
non fiction
Physical Description
1 online resource.
Specific Material Designation
remote
Form Of Item
online
Isbn
9781138602434

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