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Subjective meaning : alternatives to relativism

Cécile Meier editor.; Janneke van Wijnbergen-Huitink editor.


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  • Title:
    Subjective meaning : alternatives to relativism
  • Author: Cécile Meier editor.; Janneke van Wijnbergen-Huitink editor.
  • Description: Contents ; Preface ; Subjective meaning: An introduction ; If expressivism is fun, go for it! ; Doing without judge dependence ; Predicates of personal taste and the evidential step ; Contextualism and disagreement about taste ; Two kinds of subjectivity ; Evaluative propositions and subjective judgments ; Predicates of experience ; Propositions and implicit arguments carry a default general point of view ; Subjective meaning and modality; Index
    A dish may be delicious, a painting beautiful, a piece of information justified. Whether the attributed properties "really" hold, seems to depend on somebody like a speaker or a group of people that share standards and background. Relativists and contextualists differ in where they locate the dependency theoretically. This book collects papers that corroborate the contextualist view that the dependency is part of the language
  • Publication Date: 2016
  • Publisher: Berlin, Germany ; Boston, Massachusetts : De Gruyter
  • Format: 1 online resource (260 pages).
  • Identifier: ISBN 3-11-040211-4;ISBN 3-11-040200-9
  • Subjects: Subjectivity; Relativity; Electronic books
  • Language: English
  • Source: 01DAL UDM ALMA

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