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A Problem for Information Theoretic Semantics

Information theoretic semantics proposes to construe predicate reference in terms of nomological relations between distal properties and properties of representational mental events. Research on the model has largely concentrated on the problem of choosing the nomological relation in terms of which distal properties are to be singled out. I argue that, in addition to this, an information theoretic account has to provide a specification of which properties of representational mental events will play a role in determining reference,qua bearers of nomological relations. I contend that this task poses a serious additional challenge to the viability of the model.Article

Zalabardo, Jose (1995) A Problem for Information Theoretic Semantics.

Item Type:Article
Additional Information:Citation: Synthese (1995) 105: 1-29.
Keywords:Information theoretic semantics, Representational mental events
Divisions:Institute of Philosophy
Collections:London Philosophy Papers
Deposited By:Repository Administrator
Date Deposited:08 Oct 2010 12:02
Last Modified:12 Oct 2010 07:47
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