An Opinionated Guide to Epistemic Modality

In Tamar Gendler & John Hawthorne (eds.), Oxford Studies in Epistemology: Volume 2. Oxford University Press. pp. 32-62 (2007)

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Kai von Fintel
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Anthony Gillies
Rutgers University - New Brunswick
Abstract
way on the information available in the contexts in which they are used, it’s not surprising that there is a minor but growing industry of work in semantics and the philosophy of language concerned with the precise nature of the context-dependency of epistemically modalized sentences. Take, for instance, an epistemic might-claim like..
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