Philosophy Lexicon of Arguments

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Kaplan, D.
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Content Stalnaker I 206
Content/Kaplan: sentence meaning: does not define the content itself. - Only the context defines it. - Context/Stalnaker: can be represented as centered world.
I 207
Content/Kaplan: is represented by propositions. - Character/content/Kaplan: character and content need to be separated because the sentence meanings ((s) propositions) do not represent the expressed thoughts . - ((S) Because it may be that you do not know which proposition the own sentence expresses.) - ((S) because you do not know the entire context.)
Content/Kaplan: that what is said, the idea, the information the speaker intends to convey .
Knowledge/Proposition: E.g. a doctor leaves on his (own) answering machine the message: "Take two aspirin ...".
D. Kaplan
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Sta I
R. Stalnaker
Ways a World may be Oxford New York 2003

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Ed. Martin Schulz, access date 2017-04-30