Festschrift for Angelika Kratzer (2020)

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Friederike Moltmann
Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique
Abstract
The standard view of clauses embedded under attitude verbs or modal predicates is that they act as terms standing for propositions, a view that faces a range of philosophical and linguistic difficulties. Recently an alternative has been explored according to which embedded clauses act semantically as predicates of content-bearing objects. This paper argues that this approach faces serious problems when it is based on possible worlds-semantics. It outlines a development of the approach in terms of truthmaker theory instead
Keywords propositions  possible worlds  truthmaker semantics  modals  Kratzer  attitude verbs
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Fiction and Metaphysics.Amie L. Thomasson - 1998 - Cambridge University Press.
Truth-Maker Semantics for Intuitionistic Logic.Kit Fine - 2014 - Journal of Philosophical Logic 43 (2-3):549-577.

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