Concealed Questions Under Cover

Author: Aloni, Maria

Source: Grazer Philosophische Studien, Knowledge and Questions. Edited by Franck Lihoreau , pp. 191-216(26)

Publisher: Rodopi

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Abstract:

Our evaluation of questions and knowledge attributions may vary relative to the way in which the relevant objects are identified. In the first part, the article proposes a theory that represents different methods of trans-world identification and is able to account for their impact on interpretation. In the second part, the same theory is used to account for the meaning of concealed questions. On the proposed account, the interpretation of a concealed question results from the application of a type-shifting operation mapping an individual denoting expression into an identity question interpreted relative to a contextually selected identification method.

Document Type: Research Article

Publication date: October 1, 2008

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