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Indexical predicates

Rothschild, D. and Segal, G. (2009) Indexical predicates. Mind and Language, 24 (4). pp. 467-493. ISSN 1468-0017

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To link to this item DOI: 10.1111/j.1468-0017.2009.01371.x

Abstract/Summary

We discuss the challenge to truth-conditional semantics presented by apparent shifts in extension of predicates such as ‘red’. We propose an explicit indexical semantics for ‘red’ and argue that our account is preferable to the alternatives on conceptual and empirical grounds.

Item Type:Article
Refereed:Yes
Divisions:Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Social Science > School of Humanities > Philosophy
ID Code:31253
Publisher:Wiley-Blackwell

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