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The Theory of Agency and Additional Constraints

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/10.1093/0199251347.003.0015
 The Theory of Agency and Additional Constraints

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Discusses the role of the theory of agency and additional constraints in the radical interpreter’s procedure. These are holism about attitude content, constraints on logical form in the object language, constraints that come from seeing a speaker as a member of a particular linguistic community, and the role of empirical constraints in the radical interpreter’s procedure.

Keywords: empirical constraints; holism about attitude content; linguistic community; logical form; the theory of agency

Chapter.  5074 words. 

Subjects: Philosophy

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