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Author Wallace, David Foster.

Title Fate, time, and language [OverDrive electronic resource] : an essay on free will / David Foster Wallace ; edited by Steven M. Cahn and Maureen Eckert ; introduction by James Ryerson ; epilogue by Jay Garfield.

Publication Info. New York : Columbia University Press, [2011]
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Description 1 online resource (viii, 252 pages) : illustrations
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Contents I: The background -- Introduction / Steven M. Cahn -- Fatalism / Richard Taylor -- Professor Taylor on fatalism / John Turk Saunders -- Fatalism and ability / Richard Taylor -- Fatalism and ability II / Peter Makepeace -- Fatalism and linguistic reform / John Turk Saunders -- Fatalism and Professor Taylor / Bruce Aune -- Taylor's fatal fallacy / Raziel Abelson -- A note on fatalism / Richard Taylor -- Tautology and fatalism / Richard Sharvy -- Fatalistic arguments / Steven Cahn -- Comment / Richard Taylor -- Fatalism and ordinary language / John Turk Saunders -- Fallacies in Taylor's "fatalism" / Charles D. Brown -- 2: The essay -- Renewing the fatalist conversation / Maureen Eckert -- Richard Taylor's "fatalism" and the semantics of physical modality / David Foster Wallace -- 3: Epilogue -- David Foster Wallace as student: a memoir / Jay Garfield.
Subject Taylor, Richard, 1919-2003. Fatalism.
Fate and fatalism.
Semantics.
Genre Electronic books.
Added Author Cahn, Steven M.
Eckert, Maureen, 1966-
Wallace, David Foster. Richard Taylor's "Fatalism" and the semantics of physical modality.
Other Form: Print version: Wallace, David Foster. Fate, time, and language. New York : Columbia University Press, c2011 9780231151566 (DLC) 2010022971 (OCoLC)635463859
ISBN 9780231527071 (electronic bk.)
0231527071 (electronic bk.)
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