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Default SemanticsFoundations of a Compositional Theory of Acts of Communication$
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K. M. Jaszczolt

Print publication date: 2005

Print ISBN-13: 9780199261987

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: September 2007

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199261987.001.0001

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Defaults for Definite Descriptions

Defaults for Definite Descriptions

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(p.105) 4 Defaults for Definite Descriptions
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Default Semantics
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K.M. Jaszczolt (Contributor Webpage)

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Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199261987.003.0004

This chapter discusses the three readings of definite descriptions: default referential, non-default referential, and attributive. It contains the merger representations for utterances containing them. The degrees of referentiality of definite descriptions, proper names, and indexicals are analyzed.

Keywords:   proper names, indexical expressions, degrees of referring

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