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Introduction

Eros Corazza

in Reflecting the Mind

Published in print September 2004 | ISBN: 9780199270187
Published online November 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780191601484 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/019927018X.003.0001
 Introduction

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In discussing the semantic/pragmatic divide and how it applies to context-sensitive expression, a picture of situated thought and utterances is presented and defended. This is labelled situational contextualism. It is argued that semantics is pragmatically informed.

Keywords: context-sensitivity; contextuals; indexicals; semantics vs pragmatics; situation

Chapter.  14164 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Philosophy of Mind

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