Anaphora, Logophoricity, and Quasi-Indexicality

Eros Corazza

in Reflecting the Mind

Published in print September 2004 | ISBN: 9780199270187
Published online November 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780191601484 | DOI:
 Anaphora, Logophoricity, and Quasi-Indexicality

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Focuses on ‘I’-thoughts and the way we attribute them. It defends the thesis that the only way one can capture an ‘I’-thought in an attribution is via the quasi-indicator ‘s/he (her/himself)’: ‘Jane said that she (herself) is rich’ represents Jane saying, ‘I am rich’. It is shown how quasi-indicators should be understood along with logophoric pronouns.

Keywords: acceptance; anaphora; attribution; coindexation; de se; logophoric pronouns; quasi-indicators

Chapter.  15037 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Philosophy of Mind

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