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By M. Jary

ISBN-10: 0230573991

ISBN-13: 9780230573994

Statement is a time period often utilized in linguistics and philosophy yet not often outlined. This in-depth research surveys and synthesizes quite a number philosophical, linguistic and mental literature at the subject, after which offers an in depth account of the cognitive approaches thinking about the translation of assertions.

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E. the consequences of accepting it. Here ‘consequences’ must be taken to include both the inferential powers of the statement and anything that counts as acting on the truth of the statement. (Dummett 1981: 453). The conditions under which you are justified in making an assertion are those which make the assertion true. The consequences are both practical and inferential. For example, if you assert that the beer is in the fridge, then you are committed to going to get the beer from the fridge if properly ordered to fetch it.

In other words, pre-linguistic humans (and non-linguistic animals) should not be able to demonstrate a grasp of the concept of belief. We will briefly consider whether this prediction is borne out. com - licensed to Universitetsbiblioteket i Tromso - PalgraveConnect - 2011-04-20 36 To have a full-fledged conception of the notion of belief is, minimally, to understand that action is guided not by how the world is but by how it is represented as being, such that when there is a mismatch between how the world is and how it is represented, the agent will act in accordance with how he represents the world rather than how it actually is.

McDowell 1980/1998: 42). What distinguishes assertion is that acceptance involves more than the hearer correctly describing the goal of some observed behaviour.

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