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Good and Bad Bach

Devitt, Michael


This paper is concerned with Bach�s stand on the �semantics-pragmatics� issue. A bit of Good Bach is his skepticism about the evidential role of intuitions. Another bit is his fi rm stand against the widespread confusion of what constitutes the meanings of utterances with how hearers interpret utterances. The paper argues at length against two bits of Bad Bach. (1) There is no sound theoretical motivation for his excluding the reference fi xing of demonstratives, pronouns and names from...[Show more]

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Date published: 2013
Type: Journal article
Source: Croatian Journal of Philosophy


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