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Person and binding ( A partial survey )

@inproceedings{Schlenker2009PersonAB,
  title={Person and binding ( A partial survey )},
  author={P. Schlenker},
  year={2009}
}
  • P. Schlenker
  • Published 2009
  • We provide a partial survey of three approaches to two problems in the semantics of person, which we call the ‘Bindability Problem’ and the ‘Shiftability Problem’. On the standard (Kaplanian) view of indexical pronouns, the semantic value of I and you is determined by a context rather than by an assignment function [=Separation Thesis], and furthermore this context must be that of the actual speech act [=Fixity Thesis]. The ‘Bindability Problem’ originates in the observation that indexical… CONTINUE READING
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