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Context, context dependency: sentences, words and texts depend to a varying extent on the addition of additional information to eliminate ambiguities. In particular, the use of index words such as "here", "now", but also of pronouns like "mine" leads to indeterminacy of the reference. The additional information may possibly be taken from an already existing information set, whereby the sentences to be examined, words or texts, form a subset of this more comprehensive set. Such a more comprehensive amount of information already existing elsewhere is called context. See also dependency, ambiguity, indeterminacy, discovery.

Annotation: The above characterizations of concepts are neither definitions nor exhausting presentations of problems related to them. Instead, they are intended to give a short introduction to the contributions below. – Lexicon of Arguments.

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Newen/Schrenk I 112
Context of utterance/evaluation world/Kaplan/Newen/Schrenk: this distinction is Kaplan's new logical representation of truth conditions for indicators. (> Two-dimensional semantics). - ((s) from Stalnaker used for diagonalized propositions). - Names: here, the content is determined in relation to the context of utterance (use)). - It is then determined for each evaluation world, whether the content is true. -
Characteristics: here, on the other hand, only with respect to an evaluation world the object is set, and then the resulting content with this object in the same evaluation world is evaluated as true or false.

Explanation of symbols: Roman numerals indicate the source, arabic numerals indicate the page number. The corresponding books are indicated on the right hand side. ((s)…): Comment by the sender of the contribution.
The note [Author1]Vs[Author2] or [Author]Vs[term] is an addition from the Dictionary of Arguments. If a German edition is specified, the page numbers refer to this edition.
D. Kaplan
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