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Abandoning (EOI)

Jennifer Saul

in Simple Sentences, Substitution, and Intuitions

Published in print April 2007 | ISBN: 9780199219155
Published online May 2007 | e-ISBN: 9780191711848 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199219155.003.0005
 Abandoning (EOI)

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This chapter begins by exploring what would be needed to evade fully The Enlightenment Problem, arguing for the abandonment not only of EOI but also of some important variants of EOI. It then considers what is required to avoid The Aspect Problem. By the end of this chapter, it is clear that philosophers of language need to develop theories on which truth conditional intuitions may not be due to any proposition whose truth conditions match those indicated by the intuitions.

Keywords: expressed; implicated; Enlightenment Problem; Aspect Problem; truth conditions; intuitions; matching propositions

Chapter.  8692 words. 

Subjects: Philosophy of Language

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