ITRI-98-12 Ambiguity and the Principle of Idiosyncratic Interpretation


This paper discusses logics whose premisses and/or conclusions can contain ambiguous material. Two different kinds of applications are sketched for these logics. First, the paper discusses how logics with ambiguous expressions can shed light on the way in which human hearers or readers understand certain ‘paradoxical’ logical arguments, in which crucial use… (More)