Cognitive science and the twin-earth problem

Notre Dame Journal of Formal Logic 23 (April):98-118 (1982)
"Twim earth" examples have motivated a number of proposals for the lexicography of kind terms in natural languages. it is argued that these proposals create unacceptable difficulties for the analysis of de dicto propositional attitudes. a conservative solution of the twin earth problems is then proposed according to which they reflect pragmatic features of language use rather than semantic features of lexical content
Keywords Belief  Cognition  Logic  Meaning  Representation  Semantics  Burge, T  Putnam, H
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