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Single Idea 18001

[catalogued under 19. Language / D. Propositions / 2. Abstract Propositions / b. Propositions as possible worlds]

Full Idea

Are there such things as 'partial propositions', which are truth-valueless relative to some possible worlds?

Gist of Idea

Are there partial propositions, lacking truth value in some possible worlds?


Ofra Magidor (Category Mistakes [2013], 1.1)

Book Reference

Magidor,Ofra: 'Category Mistakes' [OUP 2013], p.6

A Reaction

Presumably this could be expressed without possible worlds. Are there propositions meaningful in New Guinea, and meaningless in England? Do some propositions require the contingent existence of certain objects to be meaningful?