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Meaning and Uselessness: How to Think about Derogatory Words

Williams explains why there might have been some point to a linguistic approach in ethics. I suggest that there might be some point to paying attention to an ethical dimension in philosophy of language. I shall consider words that I label 'derogatory', and questions they raise about linguistic meaning.Article

Hornsby, Jennifer (2001) Meaning and Uselessness: How to Think about Derogatory Words.

Item Type:Article
Additional Information:Citation: In French, P. and Wettstein, H. (eds.), Midwest Studies in Philosophy 25: 128-141.
Keywords:Derogatory words, Ethics
Divisions:Institute of Philosophy
Collections:London Philosophy Papers
Deposited By:Repository Administrator
Date Deposited:08 Oct 2010 11:26
Last Modified:12 Oct 2010 07:43
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