Language and Violence, Fall 2005
PHIL 6246-091 and LBST 6000-091
Bibliographic Information for Material in Course Packet, Fall 20 05
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Tirrell, Lynne. ÒDerogatory Terms: Racism, Sexism, and the Inferential Role Theory of Meaning.Ó Language and Liberation: Feminism, Philosophy, and Language, eds. Christina Hendricks and Kelly Oliver (Albany: SUNY Press, 1999), pp. 41-79.