"Chapman provides a fascinating linguistic and philosophical account of the history of empiricism in the study of language from the Vienna Circle in the early 20th century to the present... Linguists will gain from Chapman's rigorous discussion of the philosopical underpinnings of linguistic theory amd methods... Highly recommended." —CHOICE
About the Author
SIOBHAN CHAPMAN is Senior Lecturer in English Language at the University of Liverpool, UK. She has previously taught at the Universities of Newcastle and Kent. Her publications include Philosophy for Linguistics; Paul Grice, Philosopher and Linguist; Key Thinkers in Linguistics and the Philosophy of Language and Thinking About Language.