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Relativism, Vagueness and What is Said

Manuel García‐Carpintero

in Relative Truth

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199234950
eISBN:
9780191715846
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199234950.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology, Philosophy of Language

John MacFarlane has formulated a version of truth-relativism, and has argued for its application in some cases — future contingents, knowledge attributions, and epistemic modals among them. Mark ... More


Dining with Cannibals

Jesse J. Prinz

in The Emotional Construction of Morals

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199571543
eISBN:
9780191702075
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199571543.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

Moral variation is explored in this chapter even though some moral philosophers argue that variation has been exaggerated. Alternative opinion from other philosophers is that variations in moral ... More


The Creative Interpreter: Content Relativism and Assertion

Herman Cappelen

in Liberating Content

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780199641338
eISBN:
9780191813498
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199641338.003.0011
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

Traditional theories of communication in the philosophy of language and linguistics leave little room for the role of a creative interpreter. This chapter challenges the idea that the interpreter has ... More


Content Relativism and the Problem of Empty Names

Frederick Kroon

in Empty Representations

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2014
ISBN:
9780199647057
eISBN:
9780191761041
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199647057.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

The popular idea that descriptions play an important pragmatic role in what is asserted with sentences containing empty names (including non-existence claims like ‘Santa doesn’t exist’) faces at ... More


Propositions

John Macfarlane

in Assessment Sensitivity: Relative Truth and its Applications

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780199682751
eISBN:
9780191781636
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199682751.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language, Philosophy of Mind

This chapter extends the notion of assessment sensitivity from sentences to propositions. Following Kaplan, we take propositions to have truth values relative to circumstances of evaluation. The ... More


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