Shifty Operators in Changing Contexts

  title={Shifty Operators in Changing Contexts},
  author={P. Anand and A. Nevins},
  journal={Semantics and Linguistic Theory},
It 's fair to say that the study of indexicality has been primarily occupied with an­ swering one question: Why are certain elements I, you, yesterday opaque to modal quantification? Indeed, Kaplan ( 1977), the most celebrated theory of index­ icality, is designed precisely to answer this question: indexicals are rigidly speci­ fied once the character of a sentence is applied to the utterance context, before the content is derived. And yet, recent work in a variety of languages (e.g . , Aghem… Expand
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