What ’ s in a planet ? ⇤

@inproceedings{gr2013WhatS,
  title={What ’ s in a planet ? ⇤},
  author={Paul {\'E}gr{\'e}},
  year={2013}
}
This Festschrift piece is the occasion to put forth some reflections on lexical meaning and on the internalism-externalism debate. I discuss, based on some of Frank Veltman’s considerations about the pragmatic meaning of vague terms, the dynamic view whereby speaker and hearer jointly elaborate the meaning of general terms in the course of their transactions, and the question of whether general terms have a core meaning. 1 What’s in three names? I cannot think of celebrating Jeroen Groenendijk… CONTINUE READING

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