The spectre of triviality

Analysis 79 (4):595-605 (2019)
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Abstract

A spectre haunts the semantics of natural language — the spectre of Triviality. Semanticists (in particular Rothschild 2013; Khoo and Mandelkern 2018a,b) have entered into a holy alliance to exorcise this spectre. None, I will argue, have yet succeeded.

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Nate Charlow
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