Analytic/synthetic and semantic theory

@article{Linsky2004AnalyticsyntheticAS,
  title={Analytic/synthetic and semantic theory},
  author={L. Linsky},
  journal={Synthese},
  year={2004},
  volume={21},
  pages={439-448}
}
A somewhat simplified version of Jerrold J. Katz's theory of the analytic/synthetic distinction for natural languages is presented. Katz's account is criticized on the following grounds. (1) the ‘antonymy operator’ is not well defined; it leaves certain sentences without readings. (2) The account of negation is defective; it has the consequence that certain nonsynonymous sentences are marked as synonymous. (3) The account of entailment is defective; it has the consequence that analytic… Expand
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