Semantic Heterogeneity in Evidentials

  • Eric McCready
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 4914)


In this paper I will examine some data relating to evidential systems in various languages and existing formal semantic analyses of evidential phenomena, with an eye to determining the extent to which available systems are capable of accounting for the full range of facts. Data will be drawn largely from [1] and from the formal semantic works I’ll discuss.


Modal Account Semantic Operator Propositional Content Quality Threshold Evidential System 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Eric McCready
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  1. 1.Department of EnglishAoyama Gakuin University 

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