What is Super Semantics? *

@article{Schlenker2018WhatIS,
  title={What is Super Semantics?
 *},
  author={Philippe Schlenker},
  journal={Philosophical Perspectives},
  year={2018}
}
  • P. Schlenker
  • Published 1 December 2018
  • Psychology
  • Philosophical Perspectives
Formal semantics was born from an attempt to state explicit rules to predict the truth conditions of natural language sentences. But this goal can be extended beyond language stricto sensu, to a variety of representational systems in nature. This was part of the program of semiotics (e.g. Morris 1938), construed as a general theory of signs; but it never got integrated to the research program of formal semantics. We argue for such an integration, on two general grounds. First, the class of… Expand
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