Contrastive Semantics for Deontic Modals

In Martijn Blaauw (ed.), Contrastivism in Philosophy: New Perspectives. Routledge (2012)
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This paper argues for contrastivism about the deontic modals, 'ought', 'must', and 'may'. A simple contrastivist semantics that predicts the desired entailment relations among these modals is offered.
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