Chapter 9. Objections to Radical Contextualism (III): Internal Inconsistency

  1. Herman Cappelen and
  2. Ernie Lepore

Published Online: 14 JAN 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470755792.ch9

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) Objections to Radical Contextualism (III): Internal Inconsistency, in Insensitive Semantics: A Defense of Semantic Minimalism and Speech Act Pluralism, Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Malden, MA, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470755792.ch9

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:

  • inconsistency;
  • utterances;
  • contextualists;
  • preliminaries;
  • minimalists

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • First Inconsistency Charge: RC Implies there are True Utterances of ‘RC is False’

  • Preliminaries for Second and Third Inconsistency Objections

  • Second Inconsistency Charge: RC Generalizations are Inconsistent with Negative RC-Claims

  • Third Inconsistency Charge: RC Descriptions of what Speakers say are Inconsistent with Negative RC-Claims