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Truth-Conditional Pragmatics

François Recanati

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199226993
eISBN:
9780191710223
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199226993.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language, General

This book argues against the traditional understanding of the semantics/pragmatics divide and puts forward a radical alternative. Through half a dozen case studies, it shows that what an utterance ... More


Hold the Context Fixed—Vagueness Still Remains

Jonas Åkerman and Patrick Greenough

in Cuts and Clouds: Vagueness, its Nature, & its Logic

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199570386
eISBN:
9780191722134
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199570386.003.0016
Subject:
Philosophy, Logic/Philosophy of Mathematics, Metaphysics/Epistemology

Contextualism about vagueness is the view that vagueness consists in a particular species of context-sensitivity, and that accommodating this fact will yield a plausible solution to the Sorites ... More


Insurance and the Law of Obligations

Rob Merkin and Jenny Steele

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199645749
eISBN:
9780191747823
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199645749.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Law of Obligations

Aims to fill a significant gap in the general understanding of the law of obligations, by focusing on the place of insurance within it. Argues that the majority of academic obligations lawyers have ... More


Introduction

François Recanati

in Truth-Conditional Pragmatics

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199226993
eISBN:
9780191710223
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199226993.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language, General

Truth-Conditional Pragmatics, the theoretical framework advertised and illustrated in this book, stands in contrast to (what used to be) the traditional way of looking at the semantics/pragmatics ... More


A Contextualist Epistemology for Ecological Research

G. Kelly James

in Becoming Ecological: An Expedition Into Community Psychology

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195173796
eISBN:
9780199847631
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195173796.003.0011
Subject:
Psychology, Clinical Psychology

This chapter argues for an Ecological approach to community psychology. The guiding force of the Ecological approach is in its commitment to Contextualism. Contextualism is the epistemological theory ... More


Phenomenological-Contextualism All the Way Down: An Existential and Ethical Perspective on Emotional Trauma

Robert D. Stolorow

in Trauma and Transcendence: Suffering and the Limits of Theory

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780823280261
eISBN:
9780823281602
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823280261.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

After giving a brief overview of the phenomenological-contextualist psychoanalytic perspective, this chapter traces the evolution of my conception of emotional trauma over the course of three ... More


Critical International Theory in Historical Mode

Richard Devetak

in Critical International Theory: An Intellectual History

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
August 2018
ISBN:
9780198823568
eISBN:
9780191862182
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198823568.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter recovers a neglected, namely, historical mode of theorizing in an effort to reorient critical international theory. As critical international theories have become more meta-theoretical ... More


Contextualism, Moral Disagreement, and Proposition Clouds

Jussi Suikkanen

in Oxford Studies in Metaethics Volume 14

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
July 2019
ISBN:
9780198841449
eISBN:
9780191876950
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198841449.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

According to contextualist theories in metaethics, when a moral term is used in a context, the context plays an ineliminable part in determining what natural property will be the semantic value of ... More


Semantics

Bryan R. Weaver and Kevin Scharp

in Semantics for Reasons

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
August 2019
ISBN:
9780198832621
eISBN:
9780191871184
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198832621.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language

Chapter 3 presents a semantic theory for reasons locutions. The semantic theory pairs a Kaplanian semantic framework with Craige Roberts’s question under discussion (QUD) pragmatic theory. The result ... More


The Competition

Bryan R. Weaver and Kevin Scharp

in Semantics for Reasons

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
August 2019
ISBN:
9780198832621
eISBN:
9780191871184
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198832621.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language

Chapter 4 shows why QUD Reasons Contextualism is preferable to its competitors. In particular, it considers Stephen Finlay’s conceptual analysis of reasons locutions, an expressivist view of reasons ... More


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