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  • A defence of the Kaplanian theory of sentence truth 

    Sweeney, Paula (University of St Andrews, 2010-06) - Thesis
    When David Kaplan put forward his theory of sentence truth incorporating demonstratives, initially proposed in ‘Dthat’ (1978) and later developed in ‘Demonstratives’ (1989a) and ‘Afterthoughts’ (1989b), it was, to his ...
  • Full-bloodedness, modesty and minimalist truth 

    Billinge, Daniel (University of St Andrews, 2016-06-23) - Thesis
    This thesis discusses the central ideas that surround Michael Dummett’s claim that there is an incompatibility between a truth-conditional conception of meaning and a minimalist conception of truth. These ideas are brought ...
  • On the contrary: disagreement, context, and relative truth 

    Huvenes, Torfinn Thomesen (University of St Andrews, 2012-11-30) - Thesis
  • Perspective in context : relative truth, knowledge, and the first person 

    Kindermann, Dirk (University of St Andrews, 2012-11-30) - Thesis
    This dissertation is about the nature of perspectival thoughts and the context-sensitivity of the language used to express them. It focuses on two kinds of perspectival thoughts: ‘subjective’ evaluative thoughts about ...