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The contingent a priori: has it anything to do with indexicals?

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Can some contingent truths be known a priori?: when this question is raised in modern philosophy — as, following Kripke, it often has been — it generally introduces a discussion of certain examples which seem to turn on indexical or indexical-like words (Nathan Salmon lists most of the important work on the topic at pp. 77-8 of Reference and Essence, Blackwell 1982; I have also been helped by Graeme ForbesY typescript 'States of Affairs, Bedeutung and the Contingent A Priori1, 1985, and subse...

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Institution:
Trinity College Dublin
Publisher:
Blackwell Publishing Publisher's website
Journal:
Analysis Journal website
Volume:
46
Issue:
3
Pages:
113-117
Publication date:
1986-06-05
EISSN:
1467-8284
ISSN:
0003-2638
URN:
uuid:a3660dd2-c376-4680-97fc-6f9870ee823e
Local pid:
ora:4087
Language:
English
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