Transparency and the Context-Sensitivity of Attitude Reports

In Manuel García-Carpintero & Genoveva Martí (eds.), Empty Representations: Reference and Non-Existence. Oxford University Press. pp. 25-66 (2014)
Download Edit this record How to cite View on PhilPapers
This paper defends the claim that although ‘Superman is Clark Kent and some people who believe that Superman flies do not believe that Clark Kent flies’ is a logically inconsistent sentence, we can still utter this sentence, while speaking literally, without asserting anything false. The key idea is that the context-sensitivity of attitude reports can be - and often is - resolved in different ways within a single sentence.
No keywords specified (fix it)
PhilPapers/Archive ID
Upload history
Archival date: 2013-10-01
View other versions
Added to PP index

Total views
1,147 ( #4,751 of 70,017 )

Recent downloads (6 months)
51 ( #16,299 of 70,017 )

How can I increase my downloads?

Downloads since first upload
This graph includes both downloads from PhilArchive and clicks on external links on PhilPapers.