Philosophy Lexicon of Arguments

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Situation Semantics, philosophy: situation semantics comprises a theory that assumes that the meaning of sentences is defined by the set of possible situations in which they are true. In concrete situations there is thus already a predefined meaning of the linguistic means used from the history of the use. The discussion about this theory focusses, among other things, on the distinction between situations and worlds. See also possible world semantics, situations, attitude semantics, centered worlds, context/context dependency, propositions, propositional attitudes, fine grained/coarse grained, internalism, externalism.

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.
Author Item    More concepts for author
Armstrong, D.M. Situation Semantics   Armstrong, D.M.
Barwise, J. Situation Semantics   Barwise, J.
Cresswell, M.J. Situation Semantics   Cresswell, M.J.
Hintikka, J. Situation Semantics   Hintikka, J.

Ed. Martin Schulz, access date 2017-10-17