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Assertion, context, and epistemic accessibility

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In his seminal paper 'Assertion', Robert Stalnaker distinguishes between the semantic content of a sentence on an occasion of use and the content asserted by an utterance of that sentence on that occasion. While in general the assertoric content of an utterance is simply its semantic content, the mechanisms of conversation sometimes force the two apart. Of special interest in this connection is one of the principles governing assertoric content in the framework, one according to which the ass...

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10.1093/mind/fzp060

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University of Oxford
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HUMS
Department:
Philosophy Faculty
Oxford college:
Magdalen College
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
HUMS
Department:
Philosophy Faculty
Oxford college:
Balliol College
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Oxford University Press Publisher's website
Journal:
Mind Journal website
Volume:
118
Issue:
470
Pages:
377-397
Publication date:
2009-04-01
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EISSN:
1460-2113
ISSN:
0026-4423
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English
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2010-01-26

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