Interpersonal Sameness of Meaning for Inferential Role Semantics

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Inferential Role Semantics is often criticized for being incompatible with the platitude that words of different speakers can mean the same thing. While many assume that this platitude can be accommodated by understanding sameness of meaning in terms of similarity of meaning, no worked out proposal has ever been produced for Inferential Role Semantics. I rectify this important omission by giving a detailed structural account of meaning similarity in terms of graph theory. I go on to argue that this account has a number of attractive features, prominent among them that it makes sameness of meaning probabilistically determine co-reference.

Originalspråkengelska
Sidor (från-till)269-297
TidskriftJournal of Philosophical Logic
Volym46
Nummer3
Tidigt onlinedatum2016 maj 14
DOI
StatusPublished - 2017 juni

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  • Filosofi

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