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Propositions and same-saying: Introduction

Briggs, Rachael; Jago, M

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Philosophers often talk about the things we say, or believe, or think, or mean. The things are often called 'propositions'. A proposition is what one believes, or thinks, or means when one believes, thinks, or means something. Talk about propositions is ubiquitous when philosophers turn their gaze to language, meaning and thought. But what are propositions? Is there a single class of things that serve as the objects of belief, the bearers of truth, and the meanings of utterances? How do our...[Show more]

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Date published: 2012
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/69954
Source: Synthese
DOI: 10.1007/s11229-012-0091-1

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