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Moods, Modes, and Logical Compounds

Stephen J Barker

in Renewing Meaning

Published in print April 2004 | ISBN: 9780199263660
Published online August 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780191601354 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/0199263663.003.0004
Moods, Modes, and Logical Compounds

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I analyse mood but reject the sense/force distinction. I offer expressivist analyses of negation and sentential compounds, conditionals, truth, identity and existence claims

Keywords: embedding; compositionality; existence; force; identity; indicative }{\i if}{-sentence; mood; negation; sense; truth

Chapter.  11442 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Philosophy of Language

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