Relational Semantics and Domain Semantics for Epistemic Modals.

Ninan, Dilip.
2016

The standard account of modal expressions in natural language analyzes them as quantifiers over a set of possible worlds determined by the evaluation world and an accessibility relation. A number of authors have recently argued for an alternative account according to which modals are analyzed as quantifying over a domain of possible worlds that is specified directly in the points of evaluation. Bu... read more

Subjects
Epistemics.
Semantics.
Tufts University. Department of Philosophy.
Permanent URL
http://hdl.handle.net/10427/010604
Original publication
Ninan, Dilip. "Relational Semantics and Domain Semantics for Epistemic Modals." Journal of Philosophical Logic (October 26, 2016). The final publication is available at Springer via http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10992-016-9414-x.
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