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Linguistic modal conventionalism in the real world

Due, Clare

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This thesis examines the prospects for a theory of metaphysical modality according to which modal truth is determined by conventional rules governing the terms in a natural language. I label this theory ‘linguistic modal conventionalism’, or ‘LMC’. My focus is on articulating and responding to a specific objection to LMC: the objection that conventionalism about the modal features of objects and propositions leads to conventionalism about ordinary objects and...[Show more]

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Date published: 2018
Type: Thesis (PhD)
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/148150
DOI: 10.25911/5d612096c83c8

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