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Language and Context
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Who Is I?
Whilst it may seem strange to ask to whom “I” refers, we show that there are occasionswhen it is not always obvious. In demonstratingthis we challenge Kaplan's assumptionthat the utterer, agent andExpand
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On the Alleged Ambiguity of ‘Now’ and ‘Here’
  • E. Corazza
  • Philosophy, Computer Science
  • Synthese
  • 2004
TLDR
It is argued that, in order to account for examples where the indexicals `now' and `here' do not refer to the time and location of the utterance, we do not have to assume (pace Quentin Smith) that they have different characters (reference-fixing rules), governed by a single metarule or metacharacter. Expand
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Reflecting the Mind: Indexicality and Quasi-Indexicality
1. Language and Context 2. Thought and Context 3. A Multiple-Propositions Approach 4. Demonstratives, Pure Indexicals, and Essential Indexicals 5. The First Person Pronoun 6. Perspectival ThoughtsExpand
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`She' and `He': Politically Correct Pronouns
It is argued that the pronouns `she' and `he' are disguised complexdemonstratives of the form `that female/male'. Three theories ofcomplex demonstratives are examined and shown to be committed toExpand
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Description-Names
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It is argued that, contrary to appearances, description-names do conform to Millianism, i.e. the view that proper names are directly referential expressions, referring regardless of whether the relevant individual satisfies some associated description or not. Expand
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Complex Demonstratives Qua Singular Terms
In a recent book, Jeffrey King (King 2001) argues that complexdemonstratives, i.e., noun phrases of the form `this/that F’, are not singular terms. As such,they are not devices of direct referenceExpand
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Situated minimalism versus free enrichment
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In this paper, we put forward a position we call “situationalism”, which is a middle-ground view between minimalism and contextualism in recent philosophy of language. Expand
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Sense and Insensibility Or Where Minimalism Meets Contextualism
In this paper we present some benefits of semantic minimalism. In particular, we stress how minimalism allows us to avoid cognitive overloading, in that (i) it does not posit hidden indexicals orExpand
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Continuous CO and H2 measurements at Mt. Cimone (Italy): Preliminary results
Continuous measurements of atmospheric CO and H2 were carried out in situ at Mt. Cimone, northern Italy (44°12′N, 10°42′E, 2165 m a.s.l.), from May 1994 to date. The preliminary results (1994) areExpand
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