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  • noun The quality of being assertable.


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  • Of course, there is some controversy as to how these correctness conditions are to be construed, whether the basic notion of semantic correctness is that of truth or warranted assertability, for instance.

    The Normativity of Meaning and Content Glüer, Kathrin 2009

  • The proposal of the straight rule goes back to the problem of assertability of probability claims he discussed in his thesis.

    Hans Reichenbach Glymour, Clark 2008

  • Second, Adam Leite (2007) argues that the direct argument for contextualism from the knowledge account of assertion rests on an equivocation on the notion of ˜warranted assertability™.

    Epistemic Contextualism Rysiew, Patrick 2007

  • In short: The knowledge account of assertion together with the context sensitivity of assertability ¦ yields contextualism about knowledge.

    Epistemic Contextualism Rysiew, Patrick 2007

  • Note the form of the translation here, or similarly that of the standard rendering of the negative catuskoti that “it profits not” to assert Φ, to assert ¬Φ, to assert both Φ and ¬Φ, or to assert neither Φ nor ¬Φ: the relevant negation can be taken to operate over an implicit modal, in particular an epistemic or assertability operator.

    Contradiction Horn, Laurence R. 2006

  • Jackson claims that our intuitions are at fault here: we confuse preservation of truth and preservation of assertability (1987, pp. 50-1).

    Conditionals Edgington, Dorothy 2006

  • Thus, assertability goes by conditional probability.

    Conditionals Edgington, Dorothy 2006

  • The aim of all such explanations is to make truth something more than what Dewey called Warranted assertability ': more than what our peers will, ceteris paribus, let us get away with saying.

    Warranted Christian Belief 1932- 2000

  • B ", i.e." ~A or B "; but it is part of its meaning that it is governed by a special rule of assertability.

    Conditionals Edgington, Dorothy 2006

  • Its meaning is not given by an "assertability condition".)

    Conditionals Edgington, Dorothy 2006


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