Philosophy of Logic and Language

Philosophy of Logic and Language

Recommended Books


  • Goble, Lou. 2001. The Blackwell guide to philosophical logic. Oxford, Blackwell.
  • Hale, Bob, and Crispin Wright. 1997. A companion to the philosophy of language. Oxford: Blackwell.
  • Hornsby, Jennifer, and Guy Longworth. 2006. Reading philosophy of language. Oxford: Blackwell.
  • LePore, Ernest and Barry C. Smith. 2006. The Oxford handbook of philosophy of language. Oxford, Clarendon Press.
  • Ludlow, Peter. 1997. Readings in the philosophy of language. Cambridge, Mass; London: MIT Press.
  • Martinich, Aloysius P. 1995. The Philosophy of language. 3rd ed. Oxford: Oxford University Press.
  • Moore, Adrian W. 1993. Meaning and reference. Oxford: Oxford University Press.


  • Lycan, William G. 2008. Philosophy of language: a contemporary introduction. 2nd ed, Routledge contemporary introductions to philosophy. London: Routledge.
  • Sainsbury, R. M. 2001. Logical Forms: an Introduction to Philosophical Logic. 2nd ed. Oxford: Basil Blackwell.

Also check the Routledge Encyclopedia of Philosophy and the Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy for the topics we discuss.

Tutorial Topics

  1. Speech Acts
  2. Truth
  3. Meaning
  4. Descriptions
  5. Names
  6. Attitude Ascriptions
  7. Conditionals
  8. Adverbs and Logical Form

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