Results for 'Stefano Nanti'

986 found
Order:
  1.  8
    Vaihinger e il problema dell'affezione nella critica della ragion pura.Stefano Nanti - forthcoming - Rivista di Storia Della Filosofia.
  2.  17
    Nanti Self-Quotation: Implications for the Pragmatics of Reported Speech and Evidentiality.Lev Michael - 2012 - Pragmatics and Society 3 (2):321-357.
    This paper describes two quotation strategies employed by speakers of Nanti, one involving grammaticalized quotatives and another involving complement-taking verbs of saying, and examines the consequences of the pragmatic differences between these strategies for two key questions in the study of evidentiality: first, the importance of degree of grammaticalization in delimiting ‘evidentials’; and second, the importance of the analytical distinction between epistemic modal and ‘source of information’ evidential meanings. Nanti use of the two quotation strategies is specifically analyzed (...)
    Direct download (4 more)  
     
    Export citation  
     
    Bookmark   1 citation  
  3. Stefano Maso, Capire e dissentire. Cicerone e la filosofia di Epicuro.Stefano Verde - 2009 - Rivista di Storia Della Filosofia 64 (3):608.
    Translate
     
     
    Export citation  
     
    Bookmark  
  4. Contexts: Meaning, Truth, and the Use of Language.Stefano Predelli - 2005 - Clarendon Press.
    Stefano Predelli comes to the defense of the traditional "formal" approach to natural-language semantics, arguing that it has been misrepresented not only by its critics, but also by its foremost defenders. In Contexts he offers a fundamental reappraisal, with particular attention to the treatment of indexicality and other forms of contextual dependence which have been the focus of much recent controversy. In the process, he presents original approaches to a number of important semantic issues, including the relationship between validity (...)
    Direct download  
     
    Export citation  
     
    Bookmark   84 citations  
  5.  13
    Meaning Without Truth.Stefano Predelli - 2013 - Oxford University Press.
    Stefano Predelli explores the relationships between semantic notions of meaning and truth. He develops a 'Theory of Bias' in order to approach notorious semantic problems, offers a solution to Quine's 'Giorgione' puzzle and a new version of the demonstrative theory quotation, and defends a bare-boned approach to demonstratives and demonstrations.
    Direct download  
     
    Export citation  
     
    Bookmark   21 citations  
  6. Biblical Hermeneutics and Conceptions of Religion with Kant.S. Nanti - 2004 - Verifiche: Rivista Trimestrale di Scienze Umane 33 (3-4):207-248.
    No categories
     
    Export citation  
     
    Bookmark  
  7. I Am Not Here Now.Stefano Predelli - 1998 - Analysis 58 (2):107–115.
  8. Proper Names: A Millian Account.Stefano Predelli - 2017 - Oxford University Press.
    Stefano Predelli defends a semantics of proper names which has simplicity and common sense in its favour: proper names are non-indexical devices of rigid and direct reference. He grounds this view in accounts of the shape and form of names, and of their introduction within language use, and he responds to widespread misconceptions and objections.
    No categories
     
    Export citation  
     
    Bookmark   2 citations  
  9. Utterance, Interpretation and the Logic of Indexicals.Stefano Predelli - 1998 - Mind and Language 13 (3):400–414.
  10.  31
    On Paraconsistent Weak Kleene Logic: Axiomatisation and Algebraic Analysis.Stefano Bonzio, José Gil-Férez, Francesco Paoli & Luisa Peruzzi - 2017 - Studia Logica 105 (2):253-297.
    Paraconsistent Weak Kleene logic is the 3-valued logic with two designated values defined through the weak Kleene tables. This paper is a first attempt to investigate PWK within the perspective and methods of abstract algebraic logic. We give a Hilbert-style system for PWK and prove a normal form theorem. We examine some algebraic structures for PWK, called involutive bisemilattices, showing that they are distributive as bisemilattices and that they form a variety, \, generated by the 3-element algebra WK; we also (...)
    Direct download (2 more)  
     
    Export citation  
     
    Bookmark   22 citations  
  11. La noción kantiana de verdad trascendental.Stéfano Straulino - 2016 - Revista de Estudios Kantianos 1 (2):126-145.
    Kant's Notion of "Transcendental Truth". [English] The aim of this work is to elucidate the notion of “transcendental truth” and to show its role in the Kantian system. I will argue that this notion is in line with the traditional definition of truth, i.e., that it consists in the correspondence between knowledge and object. I will also argue that criteria of transcendental truth are provided by transcendental logic, and that it is this notion of truth what makes it possible to (...)
    Direct download (2 more)  
    Translate
     
     
    Export citation  
     
    Bookmark   3 citations  
  12. Painted Leaves, Context, and Semantic Analysis.Stefano Predelli - 2004 - Linguistics and Philosophy 28 (3):351 - 374.
    This essay aims at neutralizing the contextualist challenge against traditional semantics. According to contextualism, utterances of non-elliptical, non-ambiguous, and non-indexical sentences may be associated with contrasting truth-conditions. In this essay, I grant the contextualist analysis of the sentences in question, and the contextualist assessment of the truth-conditions for the corresponding utterances. I then argue that the resulting situation is by no means incompatible with the traditional approach to semantics, and that the evidence put forth by the contextualists may easily be (...)
    Direct download (4 more)  
     
    Export citation  
     
    Bookmark   30 citations  
  13.  9
    A Duality for Involutive Bisemilattices.Stefano Bonzio, Andrea Loi & Luisa Peruzzi - 2019 - Studia Logica 107 (2):423-444.
    We establish a duality between the category of involutive bisemilattices and the category of semilattice inverse systems of Stone spaces, using Stone duality from one side and the representation of involutive bisemilattices as Płonka sum of Boolean algebras, from the other. Furthermore, we show that the dual space of an involutive bisemilattice can be viewed as a GR space with involution, a generalization of the spaces introduced by Gierz and Romanowska equipped with an involution as additional operation.
    Direct download (4 more)  
     
    Export citation  
     
    Bookmark   8 citations  
  14. I Am Still Not Here Now.Stefano Predelli - 2011 - Erkenntnis 74 (3):289-303.
  15. Intentions, Indexicals and Communication.Stefano Predelli - 2002 - Analysis 62 (4):310–316.
  16.  5
    Neonatal Imitation: Theory, Experimental Design, and Significance for the Field of Social Cognition.Stefano Vincini, Yuna Jhang, Eugene H. Buder & Shaun Gallagher - 2017 - Frontiers in Psychology 8.
  17.  85
    Scare Quotes and Their Relation to Other Semantic Issues.Stefano Predelli - 2003 - Linguistics and Philosophy 26 (1):1-28.
    The main aim of this paper is that of providing a unified analysis for some interesting uses of quotation marks, including so-called scare quotes. The phenomena exemplified by the cases I discuss have remained relatively unexplored, notwithstanding a growing interest in the behavior of quotation marks. They are, however, of no lesser interest than other, more widely studied effectsachieved with the help of quotationmarks. In particular, as I argue in whatfollows, scare quotes and other similar instances bear interesting relations with (...)
    Direct download (4 more)  
     
    Export citation  
     
    Bookmark   24 citations  
  18. Evaluating Evidential Pluralism in Epidemiology: Mechanistic Evidence in Exposome Research.Stefano Canali - 2019 - History and Philosophy of the Life Sciences 41 (1):4.
    In current philosophical discussions on evidence in the medical sciences, epidemiology has been used to exemplify a specific version of evidential pluralism. According to this view, known as the Russo–Williamson Thesis, evidence of both difference-making and mechanisms is produced to make causal claims in the health sciences. In this paper, I present an analysis of data and evidence in epidemiological practice, with a special focus on research on the exposome, and I cast doubt on the extent to which evidential pluralism (...)
    Direct download (3 more)  
     
    Export citation  
     
    Bookmark   3 citations  
  19. Does Religion Affect the Materialism of Consumers? An Empirical Investigation of Buddhist Ethics and the Resistance of the Self.Stefano Pace - 2013 - Journal of Business Ethics 112 (1):25-46.
    This paper investigates the effects of Buddhist ethics on consumers’ materialism, that is, the propensity to attach a fundamental role to possessions. The literature shows that religion and religiosity influence various attitudes and behaviors of consumers, including their ethical beliefs and ethical decisions. However, most studies focus on general religiosity rather than on the specific doctrinal ethical tenets of religions. The current research focuses on Buddhism and argues that it can tame materialism directly, similar to other religions, and through the (...)
    Direct download (4 more)  
     
    Export citation  
     
    Bookmark   14 citations  
  20.  8
    An Edifying Philosophy of Education? Starting a Conversation Between Rorty and Post-Critical Pedagogy.Stefano Oliverio - 2019 - Ethics and Education 14 (4):482-496.
    ABSTRACTIn this paper, I will establish a conversation between Rorty and the recent proposal of post-critical pedagogy. The assumption is that through this dialogue some tenets of the latter could find a Rortyan redescription that avoids the risk of ‘metaphysical’ formulations, whereas Rorty’s ideas can increase in their relevance with respect to education thanks to the post-critical perspective. In particular, the conversation will develop by focusing on the shared attitude towards the critical-negative attitude of poststructuralist thought, the significance of the (...)
    Direct download (2 more)  
     
    Export citation  
     
    Bookmark   5 citations  
  21.  7
    The Importance of Falsification in Computational Cognitive Modeling.Stefano Palminteri, Valentin Wyart & Etienne Koechlin - 2017 - Trends in Cognitive Sciences 21 (6):425-433.
  22.  86
    Talk About Fiction.Stefano Predelli - 1997 - Erkenntnis 46 (1):69-77.
    I present a novel explanation of the apparent truth of certain remarks about fiction, such as an utterance of ''Salieri commissioned the Requiem'' during a discussion of the movie Amadeus. I criticize the traditional view, which alleges that the uttered sentence abbreviates the longer sentence ''it is true in the movie Amadeus that Salieri commissioned the Requiem''. I propose a solution which appeals to some independently motivated results concerning the contexts relevant for the semantic evaluation of indexical expressions.
    Direct download (4 more)  
     
    Export citation  
     
    Bookmark   21 citations  
  23.  20
    On the Effects of Ethical Climate on Employees’ Behavior: A Social Identity Approach.Stefano Pagliaro, Alessandro Lo Presti, Massimiliano Barattucci, Valeria A. Giannella & Manuela Barreto - 2018 - Frontiers in Psychology 9.
    Direct download (4 more)  
     
    Export citation  
     
    Bookmark   6 citations  
  24. Modal Monsters and Talk About Fiction.Stefano Predelli - 2008 - Journal of Philosophical Logic 37 (3):277-297.
    This paper argues in favor of a treatment of discourse about fiction in terms of operators on character, that is, Kaplanesque ‘monsters’. The first three sections criticize the traditional analysis of ‘according to the fiction’ as an intensional operator, and the approach to fictional discourse grounded on the notion of contextual shifts. The final sections explain how an analysis in terms of monsters yields the correct readings for a variety of examples involving modal and temporal indexicals.
    Direct download (4 more)  
     
    Export citation  
     
    Bookmark   11 citations  
  25.  64
    Thomas Kuhn’s Linguistic Turn and the Legacy of Logical Empiricism: Incommensurability, Rationality, and the Search for Truth.Stefano Gattei - 2008 - Ashgate.
    Presenting a critical history of the philosophy of science in the twentieth century, focusing on the transition from logical positivism in its first half to the ...
    Direct download  
     
    Export citation  
     
    Bookmark   13 citations  
  26. Big Data, Epistemology and Causality: Knowledge in and Knowledge Out in EXPOsOMICS.Stefano Canali - 2016 - Big Data and Society 3 (2).
    Recently, it has been argued that the use of Big Data transforms the sciences, making data-driven research possible and studying causality redundant. In this paper, I focus on the claim on causal knowledge by examining the Big Data project EXPOsOMICS, whose research is funded by the European Commission and considered capable of improving our understanding of the relation between exposure and disease. While EXPOsOMICS may seem the perfect exemplification of the data-driven view, I show how causal knowledge is necessary for (...)
    Direct download (3 more)  
     
    Export citation  
     
    Bookmark   5 citations  
  27.  12
    Being Present in Action: A Theoretical Model About the “Interlocking” Between Intentions and Environmental Affordances.Stefano Triberti & Giuseppe Riva - 2015 - Frontiers in Psychology 6.
  28. Semantic Relativism and the Logic of Indexicals.Stefano Predelli & Isidora Stojanovic - 2008 - In Manuel García-Carpintero & Max Kölbel (eds.), Relative Truth. Oxford University Press. pp. 63--90.
  29.  23
    Neural Population Coding: Combining Insights From Microscopic and Mass Signals.Stefano Panzeri, Jakob H. Macke, Joachim Gross & Christoph Kayser - 2015 - Trends in Cognitive Sciences 19 (3):162-172.
  30. The Demonstrative Theory of Quotation.Stefano Predelli - 2008 - Linguistics and Philosophy 31 (5):555-572.
    This essay proposes a systematic semantic account of Davidson’s demonstrative theory of pure quotation (Davidson Theory and decision, 11: 27–40, 1979) within a classic Kaplan-style framework for indexical languages (Kaplan 1977). I argue that Davidson’s informal hints must be developed in terms of the idea of ‘character-external’ aspects of meaning, that is, in terms of truth-conditionally idle restrictions on the class of contexts in which quotation marks may appropriately be used. When thus developed, Davidson’s theory may correctly take into account (...)
    Direct download (4 more)  
     
    Export citation  
     
    Bookmark   10 citations  
  31.  15
    Art and Psychological Well-Being: Linking the Brain to the Aesthetic Emotion.Stefano Mastandrea, Sabrina Fagioli & Valeria Biasi - 2019 - Frontiers in Psychology 10.
    Direct download (2 more)  
     
    Export citation  
     
    Bookmark   3 citations  
  32.  59
    The Origin of the Everettian Heresy.Stefano Osnaghi, Fábio Freitas & Olival Freire - 2009 - Studies in History and Philosophy of Science Part B: Studies in History and Philosophy of Modern Physics 40 (2):97-123.
  33.  13
    Making Evidential Claims in Epidemiology: Three Strategies for the Study of the Exposome.Stefano Canali - 2020 - Studies in History and Philosophy of Science Part C: Studies in History and Philosophy of Biological and Biomedical Sciences 82:101248.
    How is scientific data used to represent phenomena and as evidence for claims about phenomena? In this paper, I propose that a specific type of claims – evidential claims – is involved in data practices to define and restrict the representational and evidential content of a dataset. I present an account of data practices in the epidemiology of the exposome based on the notion of evidential claims, which helps unpack the approaches, assumptions and warrants that connect different stages of research. (...)
    Direct download (2 more)  
     
    Export citation  
     
    Bookmark   3 citations  
  34.  77
    ‘Holmes’and Holmes-A Millian Analysis of Names From Fiction.Stefano Predelli - 2002 - Dialectica 56 (3):261–279.
    In this paper, I defend a view of names from fiction compatible with the Millian theory of proper names. Unlike other attempts at providing a Millian analysis of names from fiction, my approach gives semantic recognition to our pre‐theoretic intuitions without postulating metaphysically dubious entities. The intuitively correct treatment of typical examples, including true negative existential statements, is obtained by appealing only to independently motivated results in the semantics for natural languages.
    Direct download (4 more)  
     
    Export citation  
     
    Bookmark   14 citations  
  35.  78
    Bare-Boned Demonstratives.Stefano Predelli - 2012 - Journal of Philosophical Logic 41 (3):547-562.
    This essay proposes a novel semantic account of demonstratives, aimed at clarifying the sense in which demonstratives are semantically dependent on demonstrations. Its first two sections summarize the main views currently on the market. Section 3 argues that they are all vitiated by the same shortcomings, and yield incorrect results of ‘truth in virtue of character’ and entailment. Section 4 proposes a different account of the relationships between demonstratives and demonstrations, grounded on the idea of truth-conditionally irrelevant aspects of the (...)
    Direct download (4 more)  
     
    Export citation  
     
    Bookmark   6 citations  
  36. Kaplan's Three Monsters.Stefano Predelli - 2014 - Analysis 74 (3):389-393.
    This paper distinguishes three non-equivalent senses of 'monster' in Kaplan's Demonstratives: context-shifters, global-shifters, and character-shifters.
    Direct download (5 more)  
     
    Export citation  
     
    Bookmark   4 citations  
  37.  7
    The Contemporary Debate on the Harmony Between Islam and Science: Emergence and Challenges of a New Generation.Bigliardi Stefano - 2014 - Social Epistemology 28 (2):167-186.
    Direct download (2 more)  
     
    Export citation  
     
    Bookmark   6 citations  
  38.  4
    Containment Logics: Algebraic Completeness and Axiomatization.Stefano Bonzio & Michele Pra Baldi - forthcoming - Studia Logica:1-26.
    The paper studies the containment companion of a logic \. This consists of the consequence relation \ which satisfies all the inferences of \, where the variables of the conclusion are contained into those of the set of premises, in case this is not inconsistent. In accordance with the work started in [10], we show that a different generalization of the Płonka sum construction, adapted from algebras to logical matrices, allows to provide a matrix-based semantics for containment logics. In particular, (...)
    Direct download (2 more)  
    Translate
     
     
    Export citation  
     
    Bookmark   2 citations  
  39. Musical Ontology and the Argument From Creation.Stefano Predelli - 2001 - British Journal of Aesthetics 41 (3):279-292.
    Direct download (4 more)  
     
    Export citation  
     
    Bookmark   11 citations  
  40.  17
    Cognition and Emotional Decision-Making in Chronic Low Back Pain: An ERPs Study During Iowa Gambling Task.Stefano Tamburin, Alice Maier, Sami Schiff, Matteo F. Lauriola, Elisa Di Rosa, Giampietro Zanette & Daniela Mapelli - 2014 - Frontiers in Psychology 5.
  41.  48
    Determination and Uniformity: The Problem with Speech-Act Theories of Fiction.Stefano Predelli - 2019 - Erkenntnis 84 (2):309-324.
    Taking inspiration from Searle’s ‘The Logic of Fictional Discourse’, this essay presents an argument against different versions of the so-called ‘speech act theory of fiction’. In particular, it argues that a Uniformity Argument may be constructed, which is additional to the Determination Argument commonly attributed to Searle, and which does not rely on his presumably controversial Determination Principle. This Uniformity Argument is equally powerful against the ‘Dedicated Speech Act’ theories that Searle originally targeted, and the more recent, Grice-inspired versions of (...)
    No categories
    Direct download (4 more)  
     
    Export citation  
     
    Bookmark   1 citation  
  42. Indexicality, Intensionality, and Relativist Post-Semantics.Stefano Predelli - 2012 - Synthese 184 (2):121-136.
    This essay argues that relativist semantics provide fruitful frameworks for the study of the relationships between meaning and truth-conditions, and consequently for the analysis of the logical properties of expressions. After a discussion of the role of intensionality and indexicality within classic double-indexed semantics, I explain that the non-relativistic identification of the parameters needed for the definition of truth and for the interpretation of indexicals is grounded on considerations that are irrelevant for the assessment of the relationships between meaning and (...)
    Direct download (4 more)  
     
    Export citation  
     
    Bookmark   4 citations  
  43.  21
    Technical Artifacts: An Integrated Perspective.Stefano Borgo, Maarten Franssen, Paweł Garbacz, Yoshinobu Kitamura, Riichiro Mizoguchi & Pieter E. Vermaas - 2014 - Applied Ontology 9 (3-4):217-235.
    Humans are always interested in distinguishing natural and artificial entities although there is no sharp demarcation between the two categories. Surprisingly, things do not improve when the second type of entities is restricted to the arguably more constrained realm of physical technical artifacts. This paper helps to clarify the relationship between natural entities and technical artifacts by developing a conceptual landscape within which to analyze these notions. The framework is developed by studying three definitions of technical artifact which arise from (...)
    No categories
    Direct download (3 more)  
     
    Export citation  
     
    Bookmark   7 citations  
  44.  13
    Dualities for Płonka Sums.Stefano Bonzio - 2018 - Logica Universalis 12 (3-4):327-339.
    Płonka sums consist of an algebraic construction similar, in some sense, to direct limits, which allows to represent classes of algebras defined by means of regular identities. Recently, Płonka sums have been connected to logic, as they provide algebraic semantics to logics obtained by imposing a syntactic filter to given logics. In this paper, I present a very general topological duality for classes of algebras admitting a Płonka sum representation in terms of dualisable algebras.
    Direct download (2 more)  
     
    Export citation  
     
    Bookmark   3 citations  
  45.  23
    Virtual Worlds as Philosophical Tools - How to Philosophize with a Digital Hammer.Stefano Gualeni - 2015 - Basingstoke, UK: Palgrave.
    What is it like to be a human being in a simulated world? Will experiencing worlds that are not “actual” change our way of structuring thought? Can virtual worlds open up new possibilities for philosophizing? -/- Virtual Worlds as Philosophical Tools tries to answer those questions from a perspective that is informed and inspired by the philosophy of technology, media theory and the design of digital games. Despite being presented here in a form that is almost exclusively textual, its contents (...)
    Direct download  
     
    Export citation  
     
    Bookmark   2 citations  
  46. Configurations of Masculinity: A Feminist Perspective on Modern Political Theory.Christine Di Stefano - 1991 - Cornell University Press.
  47.  18
    Developing Emotional Design: Emotions as Cognitive Processes and Their Role in the Design of Interactive Technologies.Triberti Stefano, Chirico Alice, La Rocca Gemma & Riva Giuseppe - 2017 - Frontiers in Psychology 8.
    Direct download (5 more)  
     
    Export citation  
     
    Bookmark   2 citations  
  48. Towards a Semantics for Biscuit Conditionals.Stefano Predelli - 2009 - Philosophical Studies 142 (3):293 - 305.
    This essay proposes a semantic analysis of biscuit-conditionals, such as Austin's classic example "there are biscuits in the cupboard if you want some". The analysis is grounded on the ideas of contextual restrictions, and of non-character encoded aspects of meaning, and provides a rigorous framework for the widespread intuitions that the if-clause in a biscuit-conditional is truth-conditionally idle, but it 'qualifies' the speech-act in question. In the concluding section of this essay, the analysis is also applied to the importantly similar (...)
    Direct download (5 more)  
     
    Export citation  
     
    Bookmark   5 citations  
  49. Who’s Afraid of the Predicate Theory of Names?Stefano Predelli - 2015 - Linguistics and Philosophy 38 (4):363-376.
    This essay is devoted to an analysis of the semantic significance of a fashionable view of proper names, the Predicate Theory of names, typically developed in the direction of the Metalinguistic Theory of names. According to MT, ‘syntactic evidence supports the conclusion that a name such as ‘Kennedy’ is analyzable in terms of the predicate ‘individual named ‘Kennedy’’. This analysis is in turn alleged to support a descriptivist treatment of proper names in designative position, presumably in contrast with theories of (...)
    Direct download (4 more)  
     
    Export citation  
     
    Bookmark   2 citations  
  50. From the Expressive to the Derogatory : On the Semantic Role for Non-Truth-Conditional Meaning.Stefano Predelli - 2009 - In Sarah Sawyer (ed.), New Waves in Philosophy of Language. Palgrave-Macmillan.
     
    Export citation  
     
    Bookmark   5 citations  
1 — 50 / 986