[hist-analytic] Kripke on the A priori and A posteriori
Roger Bishop Jones
rbj at rbjones.com
Fri Nov 13 17:11:20 EST 2009
On Wednesday 11 November 2009 16:00:52 Baynesr at comcast.net wrote:
> ... what do you take a proposition to be?
I use proposition to mean the meaning of a sentence in some language given
sufficient context to disambiguate the sentence.
It doesn't matter for my arguments exactly what a proposition is and I allow
that to be language specific, but it is essential for the concept of
analyticity as defined by carnap that propositions fully encompass all that is
determinate about the truth conditions of the sentence in the relevant
context. This includes the domain of the truth conditions, i.e. the relevant
notion of possible world (which also I allow to be language specific for
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