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Eternalism and Propositional Multitasking: In defence of the Operator Argument

Weber, Clas


It is widely held that propositions perform a plethora of theoretical roles. They are believed to be the semantic values of sentences in contexts, the objects of attitudes, the contents of illocutionary acts, the referents of 'that'-clauses, and the primary bearers of truth. This assumption is often combined with the claim that propositions have their truth-values eternally. Following Kaplan's and Lewis's Operator Argument, I argue that the compositional semantic values of sentences do not...[Show more]

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Date published: 2012
Type: Journal article
Source: Synthese
DOI: 10.1007/s11229-012-0092-0


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