On quoting the empty expression

Philosophical Studies 148 (3):439 - 443 (2010)
Abstract
Roy Sorensen has argued that a certain technical use of quotation marks to name the empty string supports a revised version of Davidson’s theory of quotation. I point out that Sorensen’s considerations provide no support for Davidson’s original theory, and I show that at best they support the revised Davidsonian theory only to the same extent that they support a simpler revised version of a Tarskian theory.
Keywords Quotation  Use-mention
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DOI 10.1007/s11098-009-9336-3
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