Living Words: Meaning Underdetermination and the Dynamic Lexicon

Oxford, GB: Oxford University Press (2014)
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Abstract

Peter Ludlow shows how word meanings are much more dynamic than we might have supposed, and explores how they are modulated even during everyday conversation. The resulting view is radical, and has far-reaching consequences for our political and legal discourse, and for enduring puzzles in the foundations of semantics, epistemology, and logic.

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