Philosophy Compass 8 (6):580-592 (2013)

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Jonathan Cohen
University of California, San Diego
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Answering machines and other types of recording devices present prima facie problems for traditional theories of the meaning of indexicals. The present essay explores a range of semantic and pragmatic responses to these issues. Careful attention to the difficulties posed by recordings promises to help enlighten the boundaries between semantics and pragmatics more broadly
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