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Success Semantics

Simon Blackburn

in Practical Tortoise Raising

Published in print September 2010 | ISBN: 9780199548057
Published online January 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780191594953 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199548057.003.0011
Success Semantics

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In success semantics the notion of representation is linked to that of successful action. This chapter dissents from one popular way of expounding the connection, and suggests a different one making a fuller use of decompositional semantics.

Keywords: success; semantics; decomposition; representation; Ramsey

Chapter.  7896 words. 

Subjects: Moral Philosophy

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