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Frege and the Hierarchy (1979)

TYLER BURGE

in Truth, Thought, Reason: Essays on Frege

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199278534
eISBN:
9780191706943
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199278534.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Philosophy of Language

This chapter discusses two methods of formally representing Frege's theory that the denotations of expressions shift in oblique contexts within indirect discourse and propositional-attitude reports. ... More


Default Semantics: Foundations of a Compositional Theory of Acts of Communication

K. M. Jaszczolt

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199261987
eISBN:
9780191718656
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199261987.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Semantics and Pragmatics

The book offers an original theory of meaning in discourse that combines a dynamic representation of discourse with an intentional explanation of processing. It contains an exposition of a theory of ... More


Propositional Attitude Reports

Peter Hanks

in Propositional Content

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
June 2015
ISBN:
9780199684892
eISBN:
9780191765179
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199684892.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language

Types are abundant. Any type is situated in a virtually limitless range of more or less finely grained types. This chapter exploits the flexibility afforded by this abundance to give an account of ... More


Walter Burley on Co-Signification in Opaque Contexts

Nathaniel Bulthuis

in Oxford Studies in Medieval Philosophy Volume 8

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
October 2020
ISBN:
9780198865728
eISBN:
9780191898044
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198865728.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

Foreshadowing in many ways theories of direct reference popular today, Walter Burley (died c. 1345) favors a theory of direct signification, according to which names directly signify things in the ... More


Narrow content and ur-content

Juhani Yli-Vakkuri and John Hawthorne

in Narrow Content

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
July 2018
ISBN:
9780198785965
eISBN:
9780191860843
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198785965.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind, Philosophy of Language

In Chapter 3 we explore how the question of whether the ordinary notion of content—what we call ‘ur-content’—is narrow, trying as best as we can, on behalf of the internalist, to fend off well-known ... More


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