Chapter 11. Semantics and Metaphysics

  1. Herman Cappelen and
  2. Ernie Lepore

Published Online: 14 JAN 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470755792.ch11

Insensitive Semantics: A Defense of Semantic Minimalism and Speech Act Pluralism

Insensitive Semantics: A Defense of Semantic Minimalism and Speech Act Pluralism

How to Cite

Cappelen, H. and Lepore, E. (eds) (2005) Semantics and Metaphysics, in Insensitive Semantics: A Defense of Semantic Minimalism and Speech Act Pluralism, Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Malden, MA, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470755792.ch11

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 14 JAN 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2005

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405126748

Online ISBN: 9780470755792

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Keywords:

  • metaphysics;
  • semantic context;
  • communicative role;
  • strategy;
  • redness

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Overview of our Strategy

  • Metaphysical Objection Version 1: Redness and Dancing

  • Metaphysical Objection Version 2: What about Readiness (and Enoughness)?

  • Metaphysical Objection Version 3: Tall Giraffes