New Directival Theory of Meaning

  • Paweł Grabarczyk
Part of the Synthese Library book series (SYLI, volume 409)


I start the chapter starts by reiterating the main assumptions of the new version of theory. Next, I show how the theory can be deployed in an example of a toy language and build definitions of meaning, synonymy and translation. Lastly, I get back to three problems we postponed: the problem of compositionality, the problem of meaning extension and the problem of how the nDTM can deal with closed languages.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.University of LodzIT University of CopenhagenLodzPoland

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