Simple Sentences, Substitution, and Intuitions by Jennifer M. SaulSimple Sentences, Substitution, and Intuitions by Jennifer M. Saul

Simple Sentences, Substitution, and Intuitions

byJennifer M. Saul

Hardcover | May 3, 2007

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The phenomenon of substitution failure is a longstanding focus of discussion for philosophers of language. Substitution failure occurs when a change from one co-referential name to another (e.g. from 'Superman' to 'Clark Kent') affects the truth-value of a sentence. Jennifer Saul has shownthat this can occur even in the simplest of sentences. She presents the first full-length treatment of this puzzling feature of language, and explores its implications for the theory of reference and names, and for the methodology of semantics.
Jennifer M. Saul is at the University of Sheffield.
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Title:Simple Sentences, Substitution, and IntuitionsFormat:HardcoverDimensions:192 pages, 8.5 × 5.43 × 0.67 inPublished:May 3, 2007Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:019921915X

ISBN - 13:9780199219155

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Table of Contents

Introduction1. Substitution and Simple Sentences2. Simple Sentences and Semantics3. Simple Sentences and Implicatures4. The Enlightenment Problem, and a Common Assumption5. Abandoning (EOI)6. Beyond Matching PropositionsAppendix A: Extending the AccountAppendix B: Belief Reporting