Possible worlds semantics for belief sentences

In Logica Yearbook (1997)

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Joe Y. F. Lau
University of Hong Kong
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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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