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The Philosophical Review (2019) 128 (1): 63–105.
Published: 01 January 2019
...Jacob M. Nebel The standard view of believes and other propositional attitude verbs is that such verbs express relations between agents and propositions. A sentence of the form “ S believes that p ” is true just in case S stands in the belief-relation to the proposition that p ; this proposition...
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The Philosophical Review (2011) 120 (2): 247–283.
Published: 01 April 2011
... the hypothesis and by arguing that there is no easy way to defeat it—prima facie counterexamples are many, but none of them withstand serious scrutiny. Then the article presents a real counterexample—a hitherto largely neglected reading of quantified attitude-reports where the attitude verb splits the quantifier...
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The Philosophical Review (2015) 124 (2): 207–253.
Published: 01 April 2015
...Seth Yalcin As Quine (1956) observed, the following sentence has a reading which, if true, would be of special interest to the authorities: (1) Ralph believes that someone is a spy. This is the reading where the quantifier is naturally understood as taking wide scope relative to the attitude verb...
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The Philosophical Review (2012) 121 (3): 359–406.
Published: 01 July 2012
... they are in the scope of epistemic modals or attitude verbs. The new view has two interesting philosophical consequences. First, it vindicates a broadly Fregean perspective on referential expressions, essentially refuting the idea that indexicals are rigid designators. Second, it suggests a new picture...
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The Philosophical Review (2008) 117 (4): 525–554.
Published: 01 October 2008
...- ments of CQ verbs.20 Because the expressions that take CQs are attitude and report verbs, these data fill the empirical gap left by Kripke’s modal argument, which only proved that names were rigid in the scope of metaphysical modals. CQ contexts...
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The Philosophical Review (2020) 129 (4): 591–642.
Published: 01 October 2020
.... δ . Conditionals with attitude verbs in the consequent.   (11) If there was a unique individual, Homer, who wrote both the Iliad and the Odyssey , I believe that there was. In the relevant circumstances, none of (8), (9), (10), and (11) are assertible, and the natural explanation...
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The Philosophical Review (2021) 130 (1): 97–143.
Published: 01 January 2021
... that Mueller investigated. (B) It is possible, I think, that Mueller investigated. For comparison, the first sentence in each pair contains a first-person subject and attitude verb in a nonparenthetical position. Consider (23). The It is false that in (23A) predicates falsity of a proposition to which I think...
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The Philosophical Review (2016) 125 (1): 35–82.
Published: 01 January 2016
... that, in contexts where the modal ⋄ D , → does appear embedded under an attitude verb like know , the truth conditions of the whole sentence will still involve universal quantification over mpp s, thanks to the quantificational force of the attitude verb. What we don't have is quantification over...
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The Philosophical Review (2013) 122 (1): 45–92.
Published: 01 January 2013
... Phrases .” PhD diss. , University of Massachusetts , Amherst . ———. 1992 . “ Presupposition Projection and the Semantics of Attitude Verbs .” Journal of Semantics 9 ( 3 ): 183 – 221 . doi:10.1093/jos/9.3.183 . Kamp Hans . 1975 . “ Two Theories about Adjectives .” In Formal Semantics...
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The Philosophical Review (2020) 129 (1): 53–94.
Published: 01 January 2020
...). In these cases, the names are embedded in the scope of propositional attitude verbs that are standardly analyzed as modals. Thus, in order to predict that (4) and (5) differ in truth value, it seems that one would have to assume that the names in (4) and (5) are not rigid. However, since propositional...
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The Philosophical Review (2002) 111 (3): 341–371.
Published: 01 July 2002
... to the structures of the sentences that express them. Further, I shall assume that ordinary names are devices of direct reference and contribute only their bearers to propositions, that n-place predicates contribute n- place properties or relations to propositions,2 and that verbs of propo- sitional attitude...
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The Philosophical Review (2013) 122 (1): 1–43.
Published: 01 January 2013
... that knowledge is a factive mental state and that ‘knows’ is a factive attitude verb.12 In fact, a natural thought is that knowl- edge ascriptions are valuable in part because knowledge is factive, and ascriptions of knowledge therefore communicate substantive informa- tion about something other than...
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The Philosophical Review (2011) 120 (1): 1–41.
Published: 01 January 2011
...: The Simplest Solution to All of Them in One Fell Swoop.” In New Studies in Deontic Logic , ed. Risto Hilpinen, 37 –86. Dordrecht: Reidel. Chierchia, Gennaro. 1989 . “Anaphora and Attitudes De Se.” In Language in Context , ed. R. Bartsch, J. van Benthem, and P. van Emde Boas, 1 –31. Dordrecht: Foris...
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The Philosophical Review (2019) 128 (1): 1–61.
Published: 01 January 2019
... in taking the local context introduced by an attitude verb to be the set of worlds compatible with that attitude verb. Thus, for instance, where S A , w is the set of worlds compatible with A's suppositions in w , the local context introduced by ‘supposes’ in context c is S A , w . I am...
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The Philosophical Review (2019) 128 (3): 255–291.
Published: 01 July 2019
... of loose speech. Unlike my context-probabilist account, this alternative view distinguishes the strict denotation of ‘believes’ from the weaker attitudes that this verb is used to ascribe. Nevertheless, the view does share some advantages with my preferred account. For instance, the view explains...
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The Philosophical Review (2017) 126 (1): 132–136.
Published: 01 January 2017
... depth. The second part is made up of three chapters that put the view to work to solve Frege's Puzzle as well as problems posed by empty names, and to provide accounts of attitude reports and the de se . The stand-alone final chapter hints at how the approach to propositional content can...
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The Philosophical Review (2011) 120 (4): 587–591.
Published: 01 October 2011
... that although Galen regarded Plato as the highest philosophical authority, he was definitely not a Middle Platonist. P. J. van der Eijk focuses on Galen’s attitude toward Aristotle (and the Aristotelian tradition). In particular Van der Eijk examines the field of study concerning “living nature” (which Galen...
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The Philosophical Review (2011) 120 (4): 591–594.
Published: 01 October 2011
... that although Galen regarded Plato as the highest philosophical authority, he was definitely not a Middle Platonist. P. J. van der Eijk focuses on Galen’s attitude toward Aristotle (and the Aristotelian tradition). In particular Van der Eijk examines the field of study concerning “living nature” (which Galen...
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The Philosophical Review (2011) 120 (4): 594–598.
Published: 01 October 2011
... that although Galen regarded Plato as the highest philosophical authority, he was definitely not a Middle Platonist. P. J. van der Eijk focuses on Galen’s attitude toward Aristotle (and the Aristotelian tradition). In particular Van der Eijk examines the field of study concerning “living nature” (which Galen...
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The Philosophical Review (2011) 120 (4): 598–602.
Published: 01 October 2011
... der Eijk focuses on Galen’s attitude toward Aristotle (and the Aristotelian tradition). In particular Van der Eijk examines the field of study concerning “living nature” (which Galen referred to as, for example, “biology” of “physi- ology Aristotle’s and Galen’s approaches to this area of thought...