Toward a unified theory of meaning and action

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The central propositional attitudes of belief, desire, and meaning are interdependent; it is therefore fruitless to analyse one or two of them in terms of the others. A method is outlined in this paper that yields a theory for interpreting speech, a measure of degree of belief, and a measure of desirability. The method combines in a novel way features of Bayesean decision theory, and a Quinean approach to radical interpretation
Keywords Action  Belief  Decision Theory  Meaning  Metaphysics
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DOI 10.5840/gps19801120
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