Indexicals as Token-Reflexives

@inproceedings{GarcaCarpintero1998IndexicalsAT,
  title={Indexicals as Token-Reflexives},
  author={Manuel Garc{\'i}a-Carpintero},
  year={1998}
}
Reichenbachian approaches to indexicality contend that indexicals are "token-reflexives": semantic rules associated with any given indexical-type determine the truth-conditional import of properly produced tokens of that type relative to certain relational properties of those tokens. Such a view may be understood as sharing the main tenets of Kaplan's well-known theory regarding content, or truth-conditions, but differs from it regarding the nature of the linguistic meaning of indexicals and… CONTINUE READING
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