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The Philosophical Review (1 January 2019) 128 (1): 63–105.
Published: 01 January 2019
... cases, however, intersubstitution of that -clauses and proposition descriptions fails to preserve truth value or even grammaticality. These substitution failures lead some philosophers to reject the standard view of propositional attitude reports. Others conclude that propositional attitude verbs are...
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The Philosophical Review (1 January 2017) 126 (1): 132–136.
Published: 01 January 2017
... view in more 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...
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The Philosophical Review (1 July 2014) 123 (3): 281–338.
Published: 01 July 2014
... choices, when faced with some uncountable family of propositions about some semantic subject matter. We could embrace Plasticity and somehow defuse the worry that this will lead to a disastrously pervasive rejection of ordinary counterfactual speech reports. We could deny Parity and somehow find a way...
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The Philosophical Review (1 April 2011) 120 (2): 247–283.
Published: 01 April 2011
..., 3 –15. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. ———. 2004 . “Tensed Quantifiers.” In Oxford Studies in Metaphysics , Vol. 1 , ed. D. Zimmermann, 3 –14. Oxford: Clarendon Press. McKay, Thomas, and Michael Nelson. 2008. “Propositional Attitude Reports.” In The Stanford Encyclopedia of...
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The Philosophical Review (1 July 2002) 111 (3): 341–371.
Published: 01 July 2002
...- sitional attitude contribute to propositions two-place relations between individuals and propositions. The broad outline of a framework that includes these assumptions is one that I think many, though again not all, philosophers of language find congenial. I am concerned here to investigate and explain...
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The Philosophical Review (1 April 2011) 120 (2): 151–205.
Published: 01 April 2011
..., neither the puzzle itself nor Russell's solution to it have been well understood. The principle Russell seeks to defend concerns not the substitution of expressions in a sentence but rather the substitution of propositional constituents in a Russellian proposition. This article further argues that...
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The Philosophical Review (1 January 2011) 120 (1): 1–41.
Published: 01 January 2011
... view that 'ought' always expresses this relation—adherents of the naive view are happy to allow that 'ought' also has an evaluative sense, on which it means, roughly, that were things ideal, some proposition would be the case. What is important to the naive view is that there is also a deliberative...
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The Philosophical Review (1 April 2015) 124 (2): 207–253.
Published: 01 April 2015
... modes of presentation is not directly introduced by the attitude verb; nor are attitude relations construed as three-place relations between agents, propositions, and modes of presentation. These mark two important differences with so-called “hidden indexical” theories of attitude reports (for example...
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The Philosophical Review (1 January 2013) 122 (1): 1–43.
Published: 01 January 2013
... all probability measures that give higher credence to the proposition that the specimens under discussion are G. hackmani than to the proposition that they are G. balachowskyi. The attitude report ascribes a relation to that semantic value. But that spells trouble, for it is traditionally taken as...
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The Philosophical Review (1 October 2012) 121 (4): 539–571.
Published: 01 October 2012
... a conditional is independent of any proposition inconsistent with its antecedent. But they also point to something important, namely, that our uncertainty about conditionals is not confined to uncertainty about the facts (what the actual world is like) but also expresses uncertainty about the...
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The Philosophical Review (1 July 2015) 124 (3): 299–352.
Published: 01 July 2015
... proposition” views are paradigm examples of linguistic theories, although practically all accounts of the paradoxes subscribe to some kind of linguistic theory. This essay shows that linguistic accounts of the paradoxes endorsing classical logic are subject to a particularly acute form of the revenge paradox...
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The Philosophical Review (1 October 2013) 122 (4): 577–617.
Published: 01 October 2013
... possible worlds in the object language. This, in turn, requires that the truth of a semantic value of a sentence (or whatever structure is embedded in a modal) be relativized to a sequence of worlds rather than to an individual world, and thus be distinguished from a proposition in the traditional sense...
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The Philosophical Review (1 October 2008) 117 (4): 525–554.
Published: 01 October 2008
... . “E-type Pronouns and Donkey Anaphora.” Linguistics and Philosophy 13 : 137 -77. Higgins, F. 1979 . The Pseudo-Cleft Construction in English . New York and London: Garland. Hintikka, J. 1969 . “Semantics for Propositional Attitudes.” In Philosophical Logic , ed. J. Davis, D. Hockney, and...
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The Philosophical Review (1 July 2012) 121 (3): 359–406.
Published: 01 July 2012
... . Oxford : Oxford University Press . Quine Willard V. O. 1956 . “ Quantifiers and Propositional Attitudes .” Journal of Philosophy 53 : 177 – 87 . Recanati François . 2005 . “ Deixis and Anaphora .” In Semantics vs. Pragmatics , ed. Szabó Z. Gendler , 286 – 316 . Oxford...
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The Philosophical Review (1 January 2016) 125 (1): 35–82.
Published: 01 January 2016
..., expressivists want to fully vindicate normative thought and talk. Roughly, they claim that normative statements don't express representational attitudes like beliefs and hence their contents are not ordinary propositions. One classical objection to this view is what goes under the name of the “Frege-Geach...
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The Philosophical Review (1 January 2004) 113 (1): 1–30.
Published: 01 January 2004
..., how to analyze singular negative exis- tentials, and why co-referring names can’t always be interchanged salva veritate in propositional attitude reports (the Frege-Russell problems, for short).3 Almost without saying: for what led these neo-descriptivists to their version of descriptivism was not...
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The Philosophical Review (1 July 2018) 127 (3): 323–369.
Published: 01 July 2018
... if one grants that identity indicatives are not always infelicitous, it is still quite striking that they sound infelicitous in a large range of cases. Exhibit E: Propositional Attitude Reports. Finally, the observations above all apply straightforwardly to propositional attitude reports, dream...
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The Philosophical Review (1 July 2016) 125 (3): 307–339.
Published: 01 July 2016
... there are other problems for the Ramsey Test that carry over more straightforwardly. Take the proposition M that it's raining and you never learn it. Conditional on M , it's sensible to have high conditional probability that you won't get to hear today's weather report. But the hypothesis that you...
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The Philosophical Review (1 July 2004) 113 (3): 432–434.
Published: 01 July 2004
...-inspired examples of true identity state- ments. Chapters 4, 5, and 6 are dedicated to semantic issues typically deemed to be intractable from the New Theory’s viewpoint. Berger confronts problems related to attitude reports, such as Kripke’s disquotational principle and the de dicto/de re distinction...
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The Philosophical Review (1 October 2002) 111 (4): 497–537.
Published: 01 October 2002
..., and coincides with Russell’s notion of what he called “meaning.” It also corresponds to Strawson’s notion of the statement made in using a sentence. The content of a declarative sentence is the proposition expressed, the content of a sin- gular term is its contribution to the content of sentences...