Philosophy Lexicon of Arguments

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Cresswell I 184
Anaphora/Kamp/Heim: Thesis: a discourse section can be interpreted as a "long sentence".
HintikkaVsKamp: that is unnatural.
CresswellVsHintikka: pro Kamp. It is only about a semantic ((s) non-syntactic) point of view. On the surface we have different sentences.
Hintikka: Thesis: a theory like that of Kamp/Heim cannot be applied to question-answer games.
CresswellVsHintikka: that does work: E.g.
(14) Here is a bee in the room.
(15) Will it stab me?
I 185
On a certain level one can consider (14) and (15) as a conjunction.

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.

Kamp I
From Discourse to Logic: Introduction to Modeltheoretic Semantics of Natural Language, Formal Logic and Discourse Representation Theory (Studies in Linguistics and Philosophy)

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

M. J. Cresswell
Structured Meanings Cambridge Mass. 1984

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Ed. Martin Schulz, access date 2017-06-24