Propositions and Attitude Ascriptions: A Fregean Account

Noûs 45 (4):595-639 (2011)
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When I say ‘Hesperus is Phosphorus’, I seem to express a proposition. And when I say ‘Joan believes that Hesperus is Phosphorus’, I seem to ascribe to Joan an attitude to the same proposition. But what are propositions? And what is involved in ascribing propositional attitudes?

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