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Davidson's Extensionalist Proposal

Ernie Lepore and Kirk Ludwig

in Donald Davidson

Published in print March 2005 | ISBN: 9780199251346
Published online July 2005 | e-ISBN: 9780191602634 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/0199251347.003.0006
 Davidson's Extensionalist Proposal

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Discusses Davidson’s initial proposal that requiring a truth theory for a context sensitive language to be extensionally adequate would ipso facto provide a theory that met Tarski’s Convention T, and also why this proposal fails.

Keywords: Davidson’s extensionalist proposal; demonstratives; the Replacement Theory

Chapter.  4394 words. 

Subjects: Philosophy

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