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Expansion for Language

900 1. Philosophy
550 2. Reason
576 3. Truth
763 4. Formal Logic
1166 5. Theory of Logic
1139 6. Mathematics
926 7. Existence
839 8. Modes of Existence
1474 9. Objects
768 10. Modality
403 11. Knowledge Aims
631 12. Knowledge Sources
584 13. Knowledge Criteria
627 14. Science
472 15. Nature of Minds
424 16. Persons
474 17. Mind and Body
696 18. Thought

765 19. Language
A. Nature of Meaning
21 1. Meaning
13 2. Meaning as Mental
9 3. Meaning as Speaker's Intention
30 4. Meaning as Truth-Conditions
36 5. Meaning as Verification
25 6. Meaning as Use
10 7. Meaning Holism a. Sentence meaning
16 b. Language holism
11 c. Meaning by Role
8 8. Synonymy
1 9. Ambiguity
13 10. Denial of Meanings
B. Reference
25 1. Reference theories
5 2. Denoting
11 3. Direct Reference a. Direct reference
22 b. Causal reference
11 c. Social reference
18 4. Descriptive Reference a. Sense and reference
24 b. Reference by description
11 5. Speaker's Reference
C. Assigning Meanings
8 1. Syntax
26 2. Semantics
23 3. Predicates
9 4. Compositionality
17 5. Fregean Semantics
15 6. Truth-Conditions Semantics
8 7. Extensional Semantics
17 8. Possible Worlds Semantics
12 9. Indexical Semantics
20 10. Two-Dimensional Semantics
D. Propositions
28 1. Propositions
18 2. Abstract Propositions a. Propositions as sense
7 b. Propositions as possible worlds
10 3. Concrete Propositions
16 4. Mental Propositions
8 5. Unity of Propositions
13 6. Propositions Critique
E. Analyticity
20 1. Analytic Propositions
12 2. Analytic Truths
6 3. Analytic and Synthetic
16 4. Analytic/Synthetic Critique
F. Communication
21 1. Rhetoric
4 2. Assertion
10 3. Denial
20 4. Private Language
8 5. Pragmatics a. Contextual meaning
9 b. Implicature
5 c. Presupposition
5 6. Interpreting Language a. Translation
19 b. Indeterminate translation
21 c. Principle of charity
14 d. Metaphor

210 20. Action
197 21. Aesthetics
726 22. Metaethics
824 23. Ethics
179 24. Applied Ethics
973 25. Society
934 26. Natural Theory
584 27. Natural Reality
393 28. God
267 29. Religion