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Semantic indexicality

by Cresswell, M. J.

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Published by Kluwer Academic Publishers in Dordrecht, Boston .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Semantics,
  • Semantics (Philosophy),
  • Context (Linguistics),
  • Proposition (Logic),
  • Grammar, Comparative and general -- Quantifiers,
  • Anaphora (Linguistics),
  • Grammar, Comparative and general -- Syntax,
  • Indexicals (Semantics)

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 207-209) and index.

    Statementby M.J. Crewsswell.
    SeriesStudies in linguistics and philosophy ;, v. 60
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsP325 .C74 1996
    The Physical Object
    Paginationix, 215 p. ;
    Number of Pages215
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL814623M
    ISBN 100792339142
    LC Control Number95052126

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    data for a semantic theory. We are grateful to Omar Agha, Masha Esipova, and Alicia Par-rish for assisting us with preparing the text of this book and for creating the answer keys. Draft April 9, Why Semantic Unspecificity is Not Indexicality. Delia Belleri - - European Journal of Analytic Philosophy 10 (1) details In this paper, I address the idea that certain sentences suffer from what is generally called semantic unspecificity: their meaning is determinate, but their truth conditions are not.

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Total views: 0 *. Indexicality: de se semantics and pragmatics. Craige Roberts, The Ohio State University. Draft of April, Abstract: I offer a new theory of indexicality in which indexicals are characterized as presuppositionally anchored to a doxastic center, of the general sort introduced by Lewis, Quine and Stalnaker to model de se attitudes.

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