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Language, Mind, and Art: Essays in Appreciation and by D. Jamieson

By D. Jamieson

This e-book is a set of essays in honor of Paul Ziff written via his col­ leagues, scholars, and associates. a few of the authors tackle themes that Ziff has mentioned in his writings: figuring out, ideas and regularities, right names, the emotions of machines, expression, and aesthetic adventure. Paul Ziff all started his specialist profession as an artist, went directly to research portray with J. M. Hanson at Cornell, after which studied for the Ph. D. in philosophy, additionally at Cornell, with Max Black. Over the following 3 a long time he produced a sequence of exceptional papers in philosophy of paintings, culminating in 1984 with the publica­ tion of Antiaesthetics: An Appreciation of the Cow with the Subtile nostril. In 1960 he released Semantic research, his masterwork in philosophy of lan­ guage. all through his profession he made vital contributions to philosophy of brain in such papers as "The Simplicity of different Minds" (1965) and "About Behaviourism" (1958). as well as his paintings in those components, his lec­ tures at Harvard on philosophy of faith are an underground vintage; and all through his profession he has persevered to make artwork and to go looking for the which means of existence within the houses of best numbers. even if his pursuits are broad and deep, questions about language, paintings, and brain have ruled his philosophical paintings, and it really is difficulties in those parts that supply the subjects of lots of the essays during this volume.

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