In Sanford Goldberg (ed.), The Oxford Handbook of Assertion. Oxford: Oxford University Press (forthcoming)

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Fabrizio Cariani
University of Maryland, College Park
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This essay is an opinionated exploration of the constraints that modal discourse imposes on the theory of assertion. Primary focus is on the question whether modal discourse challenges the traditional view that all assertions have propositional content. This question is tackled largely with reference to discourse involving epistemic modals, although connections with other flavors of modality are noted along the way.
Keywords assertion  modality  epistemic modals  content  propositions
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