The Structure of Content is Not Transparent

Thomas Hodgson*

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Abstract

Sentences in context have semantic contents determined by a range of factors both internal and external to speakers. I argue against the thesis that semantic content is transparent to speakers in the sense of being immediately accessible to speakers in virtue of their linguistic competence.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1-13
JournalTopoi
Early online date14 Nov 2017
DOIs
Publication statusEarly online date - 14 Nov 2017
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • Content
  • Externalism
  • Propositions
  • Russellianism

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Philosophy

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