Possible worlds semantics for belief sentences

In Logica Yearbook (1997)

Joe Y. F. Lau
University of Hong Kong
This paper is about possible worlds semantics for propositional attitude sentences. In particular I shall focus on belief reports in English such as "Lusina believes that tofu is nutritious." It is well-known that possible worlds semantics for such reports suffers from the so-called _problem of equivalence_ . In this paper I shall examine some attempts to deal with this problem and argue that they are unsatisfactory.
Keywords propositional attitudes  possible worlds semantics
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