Why propositions might be sets of truth-supporting circumstances

Journal of Philosophical Logic 39 (1):101 - 111 (2010)
Soames (Philos Top 15:44–87, 1987 , J Philos Logic 37:267–276, 2008 ) has argued that propositions cannot be sets of truth-supporting circumstances. This argument is criticized for assuming that various singular terms are directly referential when in fact there are good grounds to doubt this.
Keywords Propositions  Possible worlds  Situation semantics  Direct reference
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DOI 10.2307/20685128
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