On an Alleged Connection Between Indirect Speech and the Theory of Meaning

Mind and Language 12 (3&4):278–296 (1997)
A semantic theory T for a language L should assign content to utterances of sentences of L. One common assumption is that T will assign p to some S of L just in case in uttering S a speaker A says that p. We will argue that this assumption is mistaken.
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DOI 10.1111/1468-0017.00049
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