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dc.contributor.advisorDavies, Alexander Stewart, juhendaja
dc.contributor.authorCelli, Gabriele
dc.contributor.otherTartu Ülikool. Humanitaarteaduste ja kunstide valdkondet
dc.contributor.otherTartu Ülikool. Filosoofia osakondet
dc.date.accessioned2021-06-27T20:24:35Z
dc.date.available2021-06-27T20:24:35Z
dc.date.issued2021
dc.identifier.other20.03.01 CEL 01
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10062/72716
dc.description.abstractIn the literature on denial, not much attention has been paid to metalinguistic denial, a speech act used to object to metalinguistic information in a conversation. The purposes of this paper are to describe the effects of a metalinguistic denial in a Stalnakerian framework of conversations and to determine the felicity conditions of metalinguistic denial. To fulfil the first purpose, I propose to represent in the framework used metalinguistic information as “metalinguistic propositions”. Each metalinguistic proposition encodes a criterion used to determine the meaning of an expression in a conversation. These are the entities a metalinguistic denial objects to. After introducing metalinguistic propositions, I model the effects of metalinguistic denial on a conversation. To fulfil the second purpose, we need to represent why, in some cases, a metalinguistic denial needs to be followed by an explanation to be felicitous. In order to do so, I argue we have to introduce propositions that speakers acknowledge as possible points of disagreement in the conversation. I call these propositions “contestable metalinguistic propositions”. I argue that if speakers cannot figure out which contestable metalinguistic propositions are being denied by a metalinguistic denial, an explanation has to follow the denial.en
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dc.publisherTartu Ülikoolet
dc.rightsopenAccesset
dc.rightsAttribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International*
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dc.subjectphilosophyen
dc.subjectphilosophy of languageen
dc.subject.othermagistritöödet
dc.subject.otherfilosoofiaet
dc.subject.otherkeelefilosoofiaet
dc.titleMetalinguistic denial and its felicity conditionsen
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