ISBN-10:
1402083092
ISBN-13:
9781402083099
Pub. Date:
11/09/2008
Publisher:
Springer Netherlands
Compositionality, Context and Semantic Values: Essays in Honour of Ernie Lepore / Edition 1

Compositionality, Context and Semantic Values: Essays in Honour of Ernie Lepore / Edition 1

by Robert J. Stainton, Christopher Viger

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ISBN-13: 9781402083099
Publisher: Springer Netherlands
Publication date: 11/09/2008
Series: Studies in Linguistics and Philosophy Series , #85
Edition description: 2009
Pages: 282
Product dimensions: 6.14(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.03(d)

Table of Contents

Compositionality.- “If”, “Unless”, and Quantification.- Bridging the Paratactic Gap.- Context and “What Is Said”.- On the Epistemic Utility of What is Said.- In Defense of Context Shifting Arguments.- Contextualism, Skepticism and Objectivity.- On Failing to Capture some (or even all) of what is Communicated.- Semantic Values.- The Disunity of Truth.- Descriptions, Negation, and Focus.- Evidentials: Some Preliminary Distinctions.- The Direct Expression of Metaphorical Content.- The Empirical Case for Bare Demonstratives in Vision.

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