Philosophy Lexicon of Arguments

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Competence, philosophy, language philosophy: competence is the ability to handle specific tasks. This ability can affect the knowledge of sentences or the application of rules. It is disputed which competencies are innate for the application of rules. The antonym to language competence is language performance.
 
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Language skills/semantic competence/Cresswell: the ability to distinguish between truth concitions and falsity conditions. - We can identify truth conditions with possible worlds.
I 16
Skills can be tested only in the actual world of the speaker (not = our actual world).

Cr I
M. J. Cresswell
Semantical Essays (Possible worlds and their rivals) Dordrecht Boston 1988

Cr II
M. J. Cresswell
Structured Meanings Cambridge Mass. 1984


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Ed. Martin Schulz, access date 2017-05-26