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The Philosophy of Charles Travis: Language, Thought, and Perception

John Collins and Tamara Dobler


The work of Charles Travis belongs to the analytical tradition, yet is also radically at odds with many assumptions characteristic of the tradition. Such an approach, while being at odds with some dominant strains of thought, does speak to a strand of the analytical tradition running from Frege, through Cook Wilson, Wittgenstein, and Austin, up to aspects of contemporary thinkers as diverse as Chomsky and McDowell. This volume is the first of its kind. It collects thirteen previously unpublished papers, including one of the last papers of the late Hilary Putnam, that tackle a range of issues a ... More

Keywords: Gottlob Frege, language, perception, thought, Charles Travis, Ludwig Wittgenstein, occasion-sensitivity

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2018 Print ISBN-13: 9780198783916
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: July 2018 DOI:10.1093/oso/9780198783916.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

John Collins, editor
Professor of Philosophy, University of East Anglia

Tamara Dobler, editor
Postdoctoral fellow, University of Amsterdam

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