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Indexical Beliefs and Communication: Against Stalnaker on Self-Location

Weber, Clas


Beliefs are commonly analyzed as binary relations between subjects and propositions. Perry and Lewis have shown that the standard account has difficulties in handling self-locating beliefs. Robert Stalnaker has recently put forward a version of the standard account that is supposed to overcome this problem. Stalnaker's motivation for defending the propositional account of belief is that it comes with a simple and powerful propositional model of communication. In this paper I argue that...[Show more]

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Date published: 2015
Type: Journal article
Source: Philosophy and Phenomenological Research
DOI: 10.1111/phpr.12107


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