|Attribution: statements that provide an object with properties are attributions. See also self-ascription, predication._____________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. |
Attribution/Variables/Constants/Possible Worlds/Stalnaker/Cresswell: Uses a value attribution which is world-dependent - i.e. a term t can be attributed to an individual in a world and a different individual in another possible world - Variables/Stalnaker: refer to the same thing in all possible worlds - Variables/Constants/Hintikka: he also treats variables and constants differently: because of his restriction of quantifiers we can talk about the same thing in different possible worlds ((s)>cross world identity). (Camps: LewisVsHintikka).
Propositional Attitudes/Attribution/That-Sentence/Truth Conditions/Content/Cresswell: Thesis: the truth conditions of sentences with propositional attitudes are determined by the content of the that-sentences - that all it is about for me.
More than merely the truth conditions of the complementary sentences are involved in the attribution of propositional attitudes._____________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.
M. J. Cresswell
Semantical Essays (Possible worlds and their rivals) Dordrecht Boston 1988
M. J. Cresswell
Structured Meanings Cambridge Mass. 1984