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Gregory Bochner
University of Fribourg
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    Singular Truth-Conditions Without Singular Propositions.Gregory Bochner - 2018 - Synthese 195 (6):2741-2760.
    In this paper I argue that propositionalism is what generates a tension between referentialism and harmony. Harmony can be preserved if we replace propositionalism by centred referentialism, according to which referential thoughts and utterances about an object have descriptive contents that must be evaluated relative to a world centred on that object at the relevant time. By disentangling truth-conditions and contents, this move allows us to dissolve the tension between referentialism and descriptivism. The view that emerges has three main components: (...)
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    The Anti-Individualist Revolution in the Philosophy of Language.Gregory Bochner - 2014 - Linguistics and Philosophy 37 (2):91-120.
    The canonical arguments against the description theory of names are usually taken to have established that the reference of a name as used on a given occasion is not semantically determined by the qualitative descriptions that the speaker may have in mind. The deepest moral of these arguments, on the received view, would be that the speaker’s narrow mental states play no semantic role in fixing reference. My central aim in this paper is to challenge this common understanding by highlighting (...)
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    The Metasyntactic Interpretation of Two-Dimensionalism.Gregory Bochner - 2013 - Philosophical Studies 163 (3):611-626.
    Robert Stalnaker contrasts two interpretations, semantic and metasemantic, of the two-dimensionalist framework. On the semantic interpretation, the primary intension or diagonal proposition associated with an utterance is a semantic value that the utterance has in virtue of the actual linguistic meaning of the corresponding sentence, and that primary intension is both what a competent speaker grasps and what determines different secondary intensions or horizontal propositions relative to different possible worlds considered as actual. The metasemantic interpretation reverses the order of explanation: (...)
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    Review of Geirsson, H. (2013), Philosophy of Language and Webs of Information. [REVIEW]Gregory Bochner - 2013 - Notre Dame Philosophical Reviews.
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    Reference and Knowledge of Reference.Gregory Bochner - 2010 - The Baltic International Yearbook of Cognition, Logic and Communication 5 (1):3.
    This paper addresses two issues: (a) Does linguistic competence with respect to a given sentence S (or an utterance of S) whose meaning is that p strictly require knowledge that S means that p ? (b) Of what kind is the entity which is the subject matter of the propositions embedded in the knowledge-that attributions constituting attributions of linguistic competence? These two issues are addressed in connection to some classical problems raised by names and direct reference theory. It will be (...)
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    Reference and Knowledge of Reference.Gregory Bochner - 2009 - Baltic International Yearbook of Cognition, Logic and Communication 5 (1).
    This paper addresses two issues: Does linguistic competence with respect to a given sentence S whose meaning is that p strictly require knowledge that S means that p? Of what kind is the entity which is the subject matter of the propositions embedded in the knowledge-that attributions constituting attributions of linguistic competence? These two issues are addressed in connection to some classical problems raised by names and direct reference theory. It will be argued that in order to be linguistically competent (...)
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  7. Cognitive and Empirical Pragmatics : Issues and Perspectives.Gregory Bochner, Philippe De Brabanter, Mikhail Kissine & Daniela Rossi (eds.) - 2011 - Belgian Journal of Linguistics 25.
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  8. Introduction.Gregory Bochner, Philippe De Brabanter, Mikhail Kissine & Daniela Rossi - 2011 - In Gregory Bochner, Philippe De Brabanter, Mikhail Kissine & Daniela Rossi (eds.), Cognitive and Empirical Pragmatics : Issues and Perspectives. Belgian Journal of Linguistics 25.
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  9. Perry on Reference and Reflexive Contents.Gregory Bochner - 2010 - Language and Linguistics Compass 4 (4):219–231.
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  10. Review of Bianchi, A. (Ed.), On Reference. [REVIEW]Gregory Bochner - 2015 - Notre-Dame Philosophical Reviews.
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  11. Three-Dimensional Semantics.Gregory Bochner - 2009 - In A. Riester and T. Solstad (ed.), Proceedings of Sinn und Bedeutung 13, Vol. 5, Series SinSpeC. Working Papers of the SFB 732, University of Stuttgart. pp. 67-82.
     
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