Context And Content

@inproceedings{Stalnaker1999ContextAC,
  title={Context And Content},
  author={Robert Stalnaker},
  year={1999}
}
Context figures in the interpretation of utterances in many different ways. In the tradition of possible-worlds semantics, the seminal account of context-sensitive expressions such as indexicals and demonstratives is that of Kaplan's two-dimensional semantics (the contentcharacter distinction), further pursued in various directions by Stalnaker, Chalmers, and others. This chapter introduces and assesses the notion of context-sensitivity presented in this group of approaches, with a special… 

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