David Bourget (Western Ontario)
David Chalmers (ANU, NYU)
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Philosophy Compass 7 (9):611-619 (2012)
In the first section of this paper I define meaning holism (MH) and compare it to related theses. In the second section I review several theories of meaning that incorporate MH as a feature, and in the third section I discuss the question whether and how MH is consistent with the assignment of semantic values to linguistic expressions. Finally, in the fourth section I present the main objections raised against MH in the literature and the answers given to them
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