Premium Logical Form and the Vernacular Revisited
Botterell Andrew,
Stainton Robert J.
Publication year2017
Publication title
mind and language
Resource typeJournals
Abstract We revisit a debate initiated some 15 years ago by Ray Elugardo and Robert Stainton about the domain of arguments. Our main result is that arguments are not exclusively sets of linguistic expressions. Instead, as we put it, some non‐linguistic items have ‘logical form’. The crucial examples are arguments, both deductive and inductive, made with unembedded words and phrases. … sub sentential expressions such as singular terms and predicates… cannot serve as premises or conclusions in inferences (R. Brandom, 2000, p. 40).
Subject(s)cognitive science , epistemology , linguistics , philosophy , psychology , vernacular
SCImago Journal Rank0.905

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