The Business Of Naming Things

Author: Michael Coffey
ISBN: 9781934137864
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"Among these eight stories, a fan of writer (and fellow adoptee) Harold Brodkey gains an audience with him at his life's end; two pals take a Joycean sojourn; a man in the business of naming things meets a woman who may not be what she ...

Naming And Necessity

Author: Saul A. Kripke
Publisher: Harvard University Press
ISBN: 9780674598461
Size: 72.99 MB
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If there is such a thing as essential reading in metaphysics or in philosophy of language, this is it. Ever since the publication of its original version, Naming and Necessity has had great and increasing influence.

Hello My Name Is Awesome

Author: Alexandra Watkins
Publisher: Berrett-Koehler Publishers
ISBN: 1626561885
Size: 57.48 MB
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No degree in linguistics required. The heart of the book is Watkins's proven SMILE and SCRATCH Test—two acronyms for what makes or breaks a name.

Burden Of Proof Using Known Concepts To Reveal Eternal Truths

Author: Brandon Russell
ISBN: 1365487423
Size: 67.14 MB
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name? Names are everywhere! Names are how we identify things and literally
how businesses and governments function. A more modern term for naming
things is called branding. Think of your favorite drink or sports team, the name
carries more of a connotative meaning than a denotative one. The Dallas
Cowboys are not literally cowboys who live in Dallas but are a professional
football team that many consider America's favorite. In business, selecting a good
name or brand goes a ...

Naming Nature The Clash Between Instinct And Science

Author: Carol Kaesuk Yoon
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
ISBN: 0393338711
Size: 78.42 MB
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"-Paul R. Ehrlich, Bing Professor of Population Studies, Stanford University, and author of The Dominant Animal: Human Evolution and the Environment "Naming Nature is rich with prickly characters, from Linnaeus to Ernst Mayr to Willi Hennig ...

My Father Knows The Names Of Things

Author: Jane Yolen
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1416948953
Size: 55.40 MB
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Rhyming text depicts a father sharing with his child such things as seven words that all mean blue and the name of every kind of cloud.

The Thin Book Of Naming Elephants

Author: Sue Annis Hammond
Publisher: Thin Book Publishing
ISBN: 0982206852
Size: 35.94 MB
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Using NASA's tragic accidents and Enron's bankruptcy as examples of the price of not having open, constructive dialogue, The Thin Book of Naming Elephants shows how great companies create an environment that encourages and listens to input ...

The Naming Of Real Things

Author: Miki Devivo
ISBN: 9780998438818
Size: 55.25 MB
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A poet's job is to open up a passageway to healing, by speaking with power about the things that ail us, and with truth about how we can heal. This book does not just open up that healing passageway. It flings the doors wide open.

Semantics In Business Systems

Author: Dave McComb
Publisher: Morgan Kaufmann
ISBN: 9781558609174
Size: 65.97 MB
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Naming. Things. Creates. the. Chance. for. Misunderstanding. The next important
semantic step is replacing physical product identification with product
identification by name or description. It doesn't sound like such a big deal, but as
long as the buyer is picking out the item he or she wants, there is no opportunity
for the two traders to differ in meaning. However, once we begin identifying items
by their names we have the opportunity for a disagreement in meaning.
Someone buying ...