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TABLE OF CONTENTS
Introduction .................................................... ix
1. Background
2. Summary
Acknowledgments............................................xix
Chapter 1: Meaning Scepticism ....................... 1
1. Meaning Scepticism ...................................... 3
2. Two Conceptions of Meaning .......................... 6
3. Use and Empirical Adequacy...................... ...12
4. Meaning Scepticism Rebutted...................... ..19
5. Twin Earth.................................................... 26
6. Realism and Convergence in Science...............35
Chapter 2: Abstracting Meanings...................... 39
1. Abstraction ................................................... 40
2. Abstracting Meanings ................................... .43
3. Objections .....................................................48
4. Solutions....................................................... 53
Chapter 3: Meaning and Realism ..................... 63
1. Meanings, Language and Semantic Realism......64
2. Truth-Conditions and Full-Bloodedness .............70
3. The Manifestation Argument ............................75
4. The Intelligibility of Classical Logic....................80
5. Analyticity and Meaning Constitution ............... 89
Chapter 4: Meaning and Truth........................... 97
1. The Tarskian Definition of Truth in L................. 98
2. The Status of the Tarskian Definition ...............101
3. The Modal Objection ......................................104
4. The Explanatory Force Objection .....................108
5. The Truth-Conditions Objection ......................  113
6. The Substantivity Objection........................... ..116
Chapter 5: Meaning and Metaphysics............... .123
1. Non-factualism and Deflationism ......................125
2. A Tarskian Proposal ........................................131
3. Objections and Replies.....................................136
4. The Case of Faultless Disagreements................144
5. The Frege-Geach Problem ...............................152
Bibliography.................................................... .. 159

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TABLE OF CONTENTS
Introduction .............................................................................................. ix
1. Background
2. Summary
Acknowledgments................................................................................... xix
Chapter 1: Meaning Scepticism ............................................................... 1
1. Meaning Scepticism ...................................................................... 3
2. Two Conceptions of Meaning ....................................................... 6
3. Use and Empirical Adequacy...................................................... 12
4. Meaning Scepticism Rebutted..................................................... 19
5. Twin Earth................................................................................... 26
6. Realism and Convergence in Science.......................................... 35
Chapter 2: Abstracting Meanings.......................................................... 39
1. Abstraction .................................................................................. 40
2. Abstracting Meanings ................................................................. 43
3. Objections ................................................................................... 48
4. Solutions...................................................................................... 53
Chapter 3: Meaning and Realism .......................................................... 63
1. Meanings, Language and Semantic Realism............................... 64
2. Truth-Conditions and Full-Bloodedness ..................................... 70
3. The Manifestation Argument ...................................................... 75
4. The Intelligibility of Classical Logic........................................... 80
5. Analyticity and Meaning Constitution ........................................ 89
Chapter 4: Meaning and Truth.............................................................. 97
1. The Tarskian Definition of Truth in L......................................... 98
2. The Status of the Tarskian Definition ....................................... 101
3. The Modal Objection ................................................................ 104
4. The Explanatory Force Objection ............................................. 108
5. The Truth-Conditions Objection ............................................... 113
6. The Substantivity Objection...................................................... 116
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Chapter 5: Meaning and Metaphysics................................................. 123
1. Non-factualism and Deflationism ............................................. 125
2. A Tarskian Proposal .................................................................. 131
3. Objections and Replies.............................................................. 136
4. The Case of Faultless Disagreements........................................ 144
5. The Frege-Geach Problem ........................................................ 152
Bibliography........................................................................................... 159