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Knowing and asserting

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This paper aims to identify the constitutive rule(s) of assertion, conceived by analogy with the rules of a game. That assertion has such rules is by no means obvious; perhaps it is more like a natural phenomenon than it seems. One way to find out is by supposing that it has such rules, in order to see where the hypothesis leads and what it explains. That will be done here. The hypothesis is not perfectly clear, of course, but we have at least a crude conception of constitutive rules, which w...

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Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.2307/2998423

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Institution:
University of Edinburgh
Oxford college:
New College
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Author
Publisher:
Duke University Press Publisher's website
Journal:
Philosophical Review Journal website
Volume:
105
Issue:
4
Pages:
489-523
Publication date:
1996-10-05
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EISSN:
1558-1470
ISSN:
0031-8108
URN:
uuid:ef87e4db-0699-45a0-b2d5-523416ecc8b6
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ora:5006
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English
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