Word and Object. Willard Van Orman Quine.

Word and Object

Boston: The Technology Press of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology [1960], 1960. First edition. Hardcover. 8vo. [8], ix-xv, [1], 1-294, [2] pp. 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. Slater 742. 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. A nice copy of this well-known work from one of the most important philosophers of the twentieth century. Near Fine / Very Good. Item #00009799

A Near Fine book with a touch of foxing to the textblock; jacket is Very Good with minor foxing and four small closed tears.

Price: $400.00

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