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Truth in Virtue of MeaningA Defence of the Analytic/Synthetic Distinction$
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Gillian Russell

Print publication date: 2008

Print ISBN-13: 9780199232192

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: May 2008

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199232192.001.0001

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More Arguments Against Analyticity

More Arguments Against Analyticity

(p.163) 6 More Arguments Against Analyticity
Truth in Virtue of Meaning

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This chapter responds to some further arguments against analyticity, including the Regress Argument, arguments based on the widespread phenomenon of vagueness, arguments from semantic externalism and scepticism about meaning and arguments based on individual sentences, such as ‘all cats are animals’ and ‘gold is yellow’.

Keywords:   regress argument, rules of implication, indeterminacy of translation, underdetermination, semantic externalism, vagueness, scepticism

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