Kinds of monsters and kinds of compositionality

Analysis 78 (4):657-666 (2018)

Abstract

In response to Stefano Predelli's article finding in David Kaplan's “Demonstratives” a distinction between “context shifting” monsters and “operators on character,” I argue that context shifters are operators on character. That conclusion conflicts with the claim that operators on character must be covertly quotational. But that claim is itself unmotivated.

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Mark McCullagh
University of Guelph

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