David Bourget (Western Ontario)
David Chalmers (ANU, NYU)
Rafael De Clercq
Jack Alan Reynolds
Learn more about PhilPapers
Increasingly, beginning in the 1970’s and 1980’s, many philosophers of language found themselves in a difficult situation. On the one hand, many came to believe that, in order to do semantics properly, as well as to give an adequate treatment of the attitudes, one needed to posit certain entities — propositions — which could be the meanings of sentences (relative to contexts), the contents of mental states, and the primary bearers of truth and falsity. However, many — largely due to the arguments of Scott Soames1 — also came to distrust the standard theoretical account of the nature of propositions, which treated them as sets of worlds, and came to think of them instead as structured entities of some sort
|Keywords||No keywords specified (fix it)|
|Categories||categorize this paper)|
Setup an account with your affiliations in order to access resources via your University's proxy server
Configure custom proxy (use this if your affiliation does not provide a proxy)
|Through your library||
References found in this work BETA
No references found.
Citations of this work BETA
No citations found.
Similar books and articles
Rachael Briggs & Mark Jago (2012). Propositions and Same-Saying: Introduction. Synthese 189 (1):1-10.
Marina Sbisà (2006). Speech Acts Without Propositions? Grazer Philosophische Studien 72 (1):155-178.
Jean-Louis Hudry (2011). Aristotle on Meaning. Archiv für Geschichte der Philosophie 93 (3):253-280.
Scott Soames (2008). Why Propositions Cannot Be Sets of Truth-Supporting Circumstances. Journal of Philosophical Logic 37 (3):267 - 276.
David Pitt (2009). Intentional Psychologism. Philosophical Studies 146 (1):117 - 138.
Jeffrey C. King (2007). The Nature and Structure of Content. Oxford University Press.
Scott Soames (2011). True At. [REVIEW] Analysis 71 (1):124 - 133.
Philip Robbins (2004). To Structure, or Not to Structure? Synthese 139 (1):55-80.
Added to index2012-06-16
Total downloads53 ( #32,388 of 1,100,122 )
Recent downloads (6 months)3 ( #127,217 of 1,100,122 )
How can I increase my downloads?