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The Philosophical Review (2006) 115 (4): 449–485.
Published: 01 October 2006
...Igor Douven Cornell University 2006 Adler, Jonathan. 2002 . Belief's Own Ethics . Cambridge, MA: MIT Press. Appiah, K. Anthony. 1985 . Assertion and Conditionals . Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. ____. 1987 . “`If' Again.” Analysis 47 : 193 -99. Austin, John L...
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The Philosophical Review (2002) 111 (2): 167–203.
Published: 01 April 2002
...Keith DeRose Cornell University 2002 The Philosophical Review, Vol. 111, No. 2 (April 2002) Assertion, Knowledge, and Context Keith DeRose This paper brings together two positions that for the most part have been developed and defended...
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The Philosophical Review (2021) 130 (1): 97–143.
Published: 01 January 2021
... as knowing because their use of a declarative in a context tokens the act-type of assertion and assertions represent knowledge in what's asserted. In this article, a semantic explanation is proposed according to which declaratives covertly host a know -parenthetical. A speaker is thereby represented...
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The Philosophical Review (2010) 119 (1): 77–95.
Published: 01 January 2010
...John Turri In this essay I show how to reconcile epistemic invariantism with the knowledge account of assertion. My basic proposal is that we can comfortably combine invariantism with the knowledge account of assertion by endorsing contextualism about speech acts. My demonstration takes place...
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The Philosophical Review (2016) 125 (1): 83–134.
Published: 01 January 2016
... discussion. It argues that to mislead is to disrupt the pursuit of the goal of inquiry—that is, to discover how things are. Lying is seen as a special case requiring assertion of disbelieved information, where assertion is characterized as a mode of contributing information to a discourse that is sensitive...
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The Philosophical Review (2021) 130 (2): 227–262.
Published: 01 April 2021
...David James Barnett Is self-knowledge a requirement of rationality, like consistency, or means-ends coherence? Many claim so, citing the evident impropriety of asserting, and the alleged irrationality of believing, Moore-paradoxical propositions of the form < p , but I don't believe that p...
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The Philosophical Review (2013) 122 (4): 577–617.
Published: 01 October 2013
...John Mackay A person of average height would assert a truth by the conditional ‘if I were seven feet tall, I would be taller than I am,’ in which an indicative clause ‘I am’ is embedded in a subjunctive conditional. By contrast, no one would assert a truth by ‘if I were seven feet tall, I would...
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The Philosophical Review (2019) 128 (3): 255–291.
Published: 01 July 2019
... defended in the literature. In addition, my account complements fruitful probabilistic theories of assertion and knowledge. So far I have mainly discussed the truth conditions of belief ascriptions that embed simple sentences. But since belief is just the attitude ascribed by such belief ascriptions...
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The Philosophical Review (2008) 117 (3): 385–443.
Published: 01 July 2008
...Agustín Rayo This essay is a study of ontological commitment, focused on the special case of arithmetical discourse. It tries to get clear about what would be involved in a defense of the claim that arithmetical assertions are ontologically innocent and about why ontological innocence matters...
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The Philosophical Review (2005) 114 (2): 227–251.
Published: 01 April 2005
...Matthew Weiner Cornell University 2005 DeRose, Keith. 1995 . Solving the Skeptical Problem. Philosophical Review 104 : 1 -52. ____. 1996 . Knowledge, Assertion, and Lotteries. Australasian Journal of Philosophy 74 : 568 -80. ____. 1998 . Simple `Might's, Indicative...
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The Philosophical Review (2016) 125 (3): 439–447.
Published: 01 July 2016
...Dilip Ninan Often one retracts a past assertion so as not to continue to risk misleading the audience one was addressing at the time of the assertion. Suppose Jones asserts on the stump that his political opponent engaged in voter fraud in 1985, and then later learns that this is not in fact...
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The Philosophical Review (2014) 123 (3): 281–338.
Published: 01 July 2014
... is more clear-cut. In many circumstances, we confidently use homophonic methods in reporting speeches made in the not-too-distant past. For example, we hear Sally saying ‘Salad is delicious’, and five minutes later we utter (1) Sally asserted that salad is delicious. 7 This ordinary practice...
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The Philosophical Review (2015) 124 (3): 299–352.
Published: 01 July 2015
... for an adequate solution. Perhaps it is also impossible to know whether L is true or not, or futile to wonder or try to find out which it is, or perhaps it's always a bad idea to go about asserting L . If true, each of these things also deserve some kind of explanation too. A standard strategy...
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The Philosophical Review (2001) 110 (2): 283–286.
Published: 01 April 2001
... to realize that not all assertions need be descriptive. Some assertions are evaluative assertions distinct from descriptive assertions. As assertions, they express beliefs, but not representational beliefs. Those who are skeptical about the coherence of the idea of nondescriptive assertions may...
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The Philosophical Review (2004) 113 (1): 1–30.
Published: 01 January 2004
... Jackson and Michael Smith. Oxford: Oxford University Press. Stalnaker, Robert. 2001 . On Considering a Possible World as Actual. Proceedings of the Aristotelian Society , supp. vol. 75 : 141 -56. ____. 2004 . Assertion Revisited: On the Interpretation of Two-Dimensional Modal Semantics...
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The Philosophical Review (2017) 126 (4): 529–532.
Published: 01 October 2017
..., not-entirely-asserted thesis is that Locke actually is a materialist, this in spite of Locke's multiple assertions that Cartesian dualism is the more likely hypothesis than thinking matter. According to Jolley, Locke “arguably leaves it to the reader to infer that materialism is the most reasonable...
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The Philosophical Review (2020) 129 (2): 317–322.
Published: 01 April 2020
... analytic epistemology. Contextualizing Knowledge covers a sprawling range of topics: knowledge, counterfactuals, evidence, justification, rational action, assertion, and belief, as well as a variety of debates in philosophy of language. A loose framework of interlocking ideas and “moves” connects...
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The Philosophical Review (2015) 124 (2): 289–292.
Published: 01 April 2015
.... Assume that assertion is a proposal to add the content of the sentence uttered to the common ground and that felicitous assertion requires that the presuppositions of the sentence be already common ground. Also, assume that to assert a conjunction is to assert its conjuncts sequentially. Then making...
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The Philosophical Review (2002) 111 (3): 449–452.
Published: 01 July 2002
... “the logical prejudice.” This “prej- udice” is the view that the predicates ‘true’ and ‘false’ apply paradigmatically to that which can be expressed in a declarative sentence (so, for example, to prop- ositions, judgments, and assertions). In Heidegger’s words, this is the view...
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The Philosophical Review (2008) 117 (2): 289–293.
Published: 01 April 2008
... of a judgment must be reality, Bradley concludes that singular categorical judgments must attribute their contents to reality indi- rectly or conditionally if they are to be true; for, they cannot assert anything as being true of reality directly, but only given certain other assumptions about reality...