Chapter 4. Diagnosis: Why Context Shifting Arguments are Misused

  1. Herman Cappelen and
  2. Ernie Lepore

Published Online: 14 JAN 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470755792.ch4

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) Diagnosis: Why Context Shifting Arguments are Misused, in Insensitive Semantics: A Defense of Semantic Minimalism and Speech Act Pluralism, Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Malden, MA, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470755792.ch4

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:

  • arguments;
  • contemporary;
  • philosophers;
  • connections;
  • semantic theory.

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Assumption Underlying the Appeal to CSAs

  • Kaplan and MA

  • Davidson and MA

  • Travis and MA

  • Solution: Give Up Blind Adherence to MA

  • Are There Any Connections Between Semantic Content and Speech Act Content?

  • Semantics, Speech Act Content, and MA