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Context, content, and epistemic transparency

By Mahrad Almotahari and E. Glick


We motivate the idea that presupposition is a transparent attitude. We then explain why epistemic opacity is not a serious problem for Robert Stalnaker's theory of content and conversation. We conclude with critical remarks about John Hawthorne and Ofra Magidor's alternative theory

Topics: phil
Publisher: Oxford Journals
Year: 2011
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