"Naming and Necessity" in Semantics of Natural Language (Synthese Library No. 40)
"Naming and Necessity" in Semantics of Natural Language (Synthese Library No. 40)
"Naming and Necessity" in Semantics of Natural Language (Synthese Library No. 40)
"Naming and Necessity" in Semantics of Natural Language (Synthese Library No. 40)
"Naming and Necessity" in Semantics of Natural Language (Synthese Library No. 40)

"Naming and Necessity" in Semantics of Natural Language (Synthese Library No. 40)

Dordrecht-Holland / New York: D. Reidel Publishing Company / Humanities Press, 1972.

First edition. x, 769, (3, ads) pp. Synthese Library No. 40. Original navy cloth, gilt lettering. Former owner's ex libris stamp on bottom edge, endpapers offset, else Fine with unmarked text (uncommon in a dense academic work like this), in Very Good dust jacket with a small creased snag along fore edge of front panel, tiny chip at foot, a little rubbed and toned.

The rare first book appearance of Saul Kripke's lectures entitled "Naming and Necessity" (spanning pages 253 to 355), not to be published separately for another eight years. The work signaled a sea change in late 20th Century philosophy. Also includes work by W.V. Quine and George Lakoff. Item #140938116

Price: $750.00