Philosophy Lexicon of Arguments

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I 24f
Semantic/logic/Cresswell: validity for natural language must be explained in natural language (not in formal language) - then we have to accept another concept of validity. - CresswellVs strong thesis, that semantics is based on formal logic.
II 159
Intention-based semantics/Schiffer/Cresswell: (Schiffer 1982 120) Cresswell: such semantics seem to argue that content could be defined only by means of objects - but you can also see it in a more neutral way: as a theory about how psychology is connected with semantics. (McGinn 1982 243f).
I HC 69
Semantics/Semantic models/Hughes/Cresswell: (E.g. T, S4, S5): s. alone does not characterize the various meanings of necessity and possibility -> Semantic diagrams/Hughes/Cresswell: consider various worlds.

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 2017-05-29