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  1. Contents.A. A. - 2001 - Filo-Sofija 1 (1):15-18.
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  2. Schiffer on Modes of Presentation.Fred Adams, Robert Stecker & Gary Fuller - 1993 - Analysis 53 (1):30 - 34.
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  3. The Necessity and Nature of Mental Content.Laird Addis - 2005 - In Gabor Forrai & George Kampis (eds.), Intentionality: Past and Future (Value Inquiry Book Series, Volume 173). New York: Rodopi NY.
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  4. On the Order of Words.Anthony E. Ades & Mark J. Steedman - 1982 - Linguistics and Philosophy 4 (4):517 - 558.
    There is no doubt that the model presented here is incomplete. Many important categories, particularly negation and the adverbials, have been entirely ignored, and the treatment of Tense and the affixes is certainly inadequate. It also remains to be seen how the many constructions that have been ignored here are to be accommodated within the framework that has been outlined. However, the fact that a standard categorial lexicon, plus the four rule schemata, seems to come close to exhaustively specifying the (...)
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  5. The Communication Desideratum and Theories of Indexical Reference.Jonas Åkerman - 2015 - Mind and Language 30 (4):474–499.
    According to the communication desideratum (CD), a notion of semantic content must be adequately related to communication. In the recent debate on indexical reference, (CD) has been invoked in arguments against the view that intentions determine the semantic content of indexicals and demonstratives (intentionalism). In this paper, I argue that the interpretations of (CD) that these arguments rely on are questionable, and suggest an alternative interpretation, which is compatible with (strong) intentionalism. Moreover, I suggest an approach that combines elements of (...)
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  6. The Refined Extension Principle for Semantics of Dynamic Logic Programming.José Júlio Alferes, Federico Banti, Antonio Brogi & João Alexandre Leite - 2005 - Studia Logica 79 (1):7-32.
    Over recent years, various semantics have been proposed for dealing with updates in the setting of logic programs. The availability of different semantics naturally raises the question of which are most adequate to model updates. A systematic approach to face this question is to identify general principles against which such semantics could be evaluated. In this paper we motivate and introduce a new such principle the refined extension principle. Such principle is complied with by the stable model semantics for (single) (...)
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  7. Semantic Rules.William P. Alston - 1974 - In Peter K. Unger & Milton K. Munitz (eds.), Semantics and Philosophy. New York University Press. pp. 17--48.
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  8. From J.Bruno Ambroise - unknown
    In Philosophy of language nowadays it is generally agreed that the meaning of a sentence can be analyzed in terms of a proposition determining its truth-conditions. Meaning would thus allow us to determine straightforwardly the conditions in which the utterance of a sentence having that meaning would be true. By criticizing radically such an approach, often attributed to Frege1, Ch. Travis means to delink the meaning of words from their truth-conditions in order to show, by means of contextualist arguments, that (...)
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  9. Methodological Verificationism and Truth-Conditions: A Response to Medina.Richard Amesbury - 2003 - Philosophical Investigations 26 (3):271–277.
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  10. David Kaplan: Formal Aspects of His Work.C. Anthony Anderson - 2009 - In Joseph Almog & Paolo Leonardi (eds.), The Philosophy of David Kaplan. Oxford University Press. pp. 11.
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  11. Truth and Reference in Context.Andrea Bonomi - 2006 - Journal of Semantics 23 (2):107-134.
    In communicative exchanges one of the most familiar phenomena is _accommodation_, which enables the addressee to incorporate a missing piece of information into her own view of the common ground. A less familiar, but equally important, phenomenon is what I call _discommodation_, whose main feature consists in the fact that the missing piece of information, although essential to the comprehension of the utterance, _cannot_ be shared by the addressee because it sounds problematic or even false to her. In such cases (...)
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  12. Semantic Concepts of Expression.Lennart Åqvist - 1962 - Philosophy and Phenomenological Research 23 (1):89-100.
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  13. Reference and Introduction.Toshifumi Araiso - 2009 - Kagaku Tetsugaku 42 (1):65-81.
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  14. The Dynamic Nature of Meaning.Claudia Arrighi & Roberta Ferrario - 2008 - Linguistic and Philosophical Investigations 7.
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  15. Events, Facts, Propositions, and Evolutive Anaphora.Nicholas Asher - 2000 - In Achille Varzi, James Higginbotham & Fabio Pianesi (eds.), Speaking of Events. Oxford University Press. pp. 123--150.
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  16. Belief in Discourse Representation Theory.Nicholas Asher - 1986 - Journal of Philosophical Logic 15 (2):127 - 189.
    I hope I have convinced the reader that DR theory offers at least some exciting potential when applied to the semantics of belief reports. It differs considerably from other approaches, and it makes intuitively acceptable predictions that other theories do not. The theory also provides a novel approach to the semantics of other propsitional attitude reports. Further, DR theory enables one to approach the topic of anaphora within belief and other propositional attitude contexts in a novel way, thus combining the (...)
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  17. The Trouble with Extensional Semantics.Nicholas Asher - 1985 - Philosophical Studies 47 (1):1 - 14.
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  18. Truth Conditions and Semantic Knowledge: Toward a Theory of Linguistic Understanding.Nicholas Michael Asher - 1982 - Dissertation, Yale University
    The dissertation examines several proposals for necessary and sufficient conditions for understanding sentences of a natural language within the context of a truth conditional theory of meaning. Any such proposal has two parts: first, an account of meaning, second, an account of an interpreter's attitudes toward meanings and meaningful expressions of a language. Efforts to provide an account of linguistic understanding by Frege, Davidson, Dummett and others have largely assumed a certain account of semantic knowledge that leads to difficulties when (...)
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  19. What Are Negative Existence Statements About?Jay David Atlas - 1988 - Linguistics and Philosophy 11 (4):373 - 394.
  20. Multi-Valued Semantics: Why and How.Arnon Avron - 2009 - Studia Logica 92 (2):163-182.
    According to Suszko's Thesis,any multi-valued semantics for a logical system can be replaced by an equivalent bivalent one. Moreover: bivalent semantics for families of logics can frequently be developed in a modular way. On the other hand bivalent semantics usually lacks the crucial property of analycity, a property which is guaranteed for the semantics of multi-valued matrices. We show that one can get both modularity and analycity by using the semantic framework of multi-valued non-deterministic matrices. We further show that for (...)
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  21. Sense and Content.Charles W. Baatz - 1988 - International Studies in Philosophy 20 (1):101-101.
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  22. First, the Claim That Mohawk Does Not Have Quantificational NPs Requires Some Defense. In Fact, Mohawk Does Have Sentences That Are Near-Equiv-Alents of Sentences with Quantificational NPs in English.(1) Gives Examples in Which the Word Akweku Appears with Universal Force:(1) A. John Akweku Wa-Shako-Kv-'. [REVIEW]E. Bach, E. Jelinek, A. Kratzer & B. H. Partee - 1995 - In Emmon Bach, Eloise Jelinek, Angelika Kratzer & Barbara Partee (eds.), Quantification in Natural Languages. Kluwer Academic Publishers. pp. 21.
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  23. The Algebra of Events.Emmon Bach - 1986 - Linguistics and Philosophy 9 (1):5--16.
  24. A Framework for Syntax and Semantics.Emmon Bach - 1983 - In Alex Orenstein & Rafael Stern (eds.), Developments in Semantics. Haven. pp. 2--166.
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  25. Theory and Meaning.Dominic J. Balestra - 1980 - International Philosophical Quarterly 20 (4):479-481.
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  26. Context Change, Truth and Competence.Thomas T. Ballmer - 1979 - In Rainer Bäuerle, Urs Egli & Arnim von Stechow (eds.), Semantics From Different Points of View. Springer Verlag. pp. 21--31.
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  27. Meaning and Realism (in Hebrew).Gilead Bar Elli - forthcoming - Iyyun.
    What is the status of the thesis that sense determines reference in frege's philosophy of language? frege's endorsement of the thesis is notorious, and it has been heavily criticized in recent years. however, it seems to me that both with regard to its exact interpretation and to the role it plays in frege's philosophy of language the thesis is still in need of further clarification. the main claim of the present article is that a certain "realistic" interpretation of the above (...)
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  28. The Sense of Reference.Gilead Bar-Elli - 2001 - Mind 110 (437):160-163.
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  29. Proceedings of the International Congress for Logic, Methodology, and Philosophy of Science.Yehoshua Bar-Hillel (ed.) - 1965 - North-Holland.
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  30. A Theory of Command Relations.Chris Barker & Geoffrey K. Pullum - 1990 - Linguistics and Philosophy 13 (1):1 - 34.
  31. Continuations and Natural Language.Chris Barker & Chung-Chieh Shan - 2014 - Oxford University Press.
    This book takes concepts developed by researchers in theoretical computer science and adapts and applies them to the study of natural language meaning. Summarizing over a decade of research, Chris Barker and Chung-chieh Shan put forward the Continuation Hypothesis: that the meaning of a natural language expression can depend on its own continuation.
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  32. Dynamic Conceptual Semantics a Logico-Philosophical Investigation Into Concept Formation and Understanding.Renate Bartsch - 1998
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  33. Philosophy, Linguistics and Semantic Interpretation.Christian Bassac - 2010 - In Piotr Stalmaszczyk (ed.), Philosophy of Language and Linguistics. Ontos Verlag. pp. 17.
  34. Truth and Meaning in the Port-Royal Logic.Pierre Baumann - 2014 - Dialogos 96:127-140.
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  35. On the Identification of Properties and Propositional Functions.George Bealer - 1989 - Linguistics and Philosophy 12 (1):1 - 14.
    Arguments are given against the thesis that properties and propositional functions are identical. The first shows that the familiar extensional treatment of propositional functions -- that, for all x, if f(x) = g(x), then f = g -- must be abandoned. Second, given the usual assumptions of propositional-function semantics, various propositional functions (e.g., constant functions) are shown not to be properties. Third, novel examples are given to show that, if properties were identified with propositional functions, crucial fine-grained intensional distinctions would (...)
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  36. Resultatives and Dynamic Semantics.Ágnes Bende-Farkas - 2007 - In Dekker Aloni (ed.), Proceedings of the Sixteenth Amsterdam Colloquium.
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  37. Perceptual Representations: Meaning and Truth Conditions.B. Bennett & D. Hoffman - 1988 - In Stephen Schiffer & Susan Steele (eds.), Cognition and Representation. Westview Press. pp. 87--128.
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  38. Two Axes of Actualism.Karen Bennett - 2005 - Philosophical Review 114 (3):297-326.
    Actualists routinely characterize their view by means of the slogan, “Everything is actual.” They say that there aren’t any things that exist but do not actually exist—there aren’t any “mere possibilia.” If there are any things that deserve the label ‘possible world’, they are just actually existing entities of some kind—maximally consistent sets of sentences, or maximal uninstantiated properties, or maximal possible states of affairs, or something along those lines. Possibilists, in contrast, do think that there are mere possibilia, that (...)
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  39. Holism and Singularity Towards an Ontology of the Unfitting.Hilan Bensusan & Manuel de Pinedo - 2008 - Proceedings of the Xxii World Congress of Philosophy 17:15-22.
    Holism about thought content – especially coupled with a measure of semantic externalism – can provide us with an attractive account of how thinking relates to the world. It can help us to tell a neat story that starts out with the inseparable entanglement of truth and intelligibility: in order to understand thought, to confront it to the world and to give verdicts about that confrontation, we need to grasp a considerable amount of truths. A variety of positions that emerge (...)
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  40. Direct Reference And Events.Paul Berckmans - 1995 - Dialogos 30:43-58.
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  41. Demonstration, Apposition and Direct Reference.Paul Berckmans - 1994 - Communication and Cognition. Monographies 27 (4):499-512.
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  42. Pure Semantics, Sentences, and Propositions.Gustav Bergmann - 1944 - Mind 53 (211):238-257.
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  43. Being and Meaning: Paul Tillich's Theory of Meaning, Truth and Logic. By Ian E. Thompson. [REVIEW]Martin A. Bertman - 1983 - Modern Schoolman 61 (1):66-67.
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  44. Contextualizing Meaning Through Epistemology.Claudia Bianchi & Nicla Vassallo - 2008 - Proceedings of the Xxii World Congress of Philosophy 39:7-11.
    Epistemological contextualism and semantic contextualism are two distinct but closely entangled projects in contemporary philosophy. According to epistemological contextualism, our knowledge attributions are context-sensitive. That is, the truth-conditions of knowledge ascribing sentences – sentences of the form of (1) S knows that p - vary depending on the context in which they are uttered. Contextualism admits the legitimacy of several epistemic standards that vary with the context of use of (1); it might be right to claim – for the same (...)
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  45. Devitt S Double Standard.John Bigelow - 1997 - In Dunja Jutronic (ed.), The Maribor Papers in Naturalized Semantics. Maribor. pp. 15.
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  46. Language in the World: A Philosophical Enquiry.John Bigelow - 1996 - Australasian Journal of Philosophy 74 (1).
    What makes the words we speak mean what they do? Possible-worlds semantics articulates the view that the meanings of words contribute to determining, for each sentence, which possible worlds would make the sentence true, and which would make it false. M. J. Cresswell argues that the non-semantic facts on which such semantic facts supervene are facts about the causal interactions between the linguistic behaviour of speakers and the facts in the world that they are speaking about, and that the kind (...)
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  47. Meaning, Reference and Necessity: New Studies in Semantics.Simon Blackburn (ed.) - 2009 - Cambridge University Press.
    A volume of studies in philosophical logic by a group of younger philosophers in the UK. There is a core of problems in the theory of meaning which have been accorded a central importance by philosophers, logicians and theoretical linguists, and which have stimulated some of the most powerful and original work in these subjects. The contributors to the volume have a common interest in these topics, insist on their continuing and fundamental importance, and offer here a distinctive and original (...)
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  48. Semantic Games with Chance Moves.Arcady Blinov - 1994 - Synthese 99 (3):311 - 327.
    In the presence of chance moves in a semantical game, the existence of pure optimal strategies does not guarantee the existence of winning ones. This fact provides a basis for constructing supervaluational semantical games with a chance move. Additional possibilities of using chance moves in game-theoretical semantics are also discussed.
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  49. Conceptual Role Semantics.Ned Block - 1998 - In Edward Craig (ed.), Routledge Encyclopedia of Philosophy. Routledge. pp. 242-256.
    According to Conceptual Role Semantics, the meaning of a representation is the role of that representation in the cognitive life of the agent, e.g. in perception, thought and decision-making. It is an extension of the well known "use" theory of meaning, according to which the meaning of a word is its use in communication and more generally, in social interaction. CRS supplements external use by including the role of a symbol inside a computer or a brain. The uses appealed to (...)
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  50. Semantics, Conceptual Role.Ned Block - 1997 - In [Book Chapter] (Unpublished). Routledge. pp. 242--256.
    According to Conceptual Role Semantics ("CRS"), the meaning of a representation is the role of that representation in the cognitive life of the agent, e.g. in perception, thought and decision-making. It is an extension of the well known "use" theory of meaning, according to which the meaning of a word is its use in communication and more generally, in social interaction. CRS supplements external use by including the role of a symbol inside a computer or a brain. The uses appealed (...)
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