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A NON-PUZZLE ABOUT ASSERTION AND TRUTH (pages 475-479)

John TURRI ABSTRACT: It was recently argued that non-factive accounts of assertoric norms gain an advantage from “a puzzle about assertion and truth.” In this paper, I show that this is a puzzle in name only. The puzzle is based on allegedly inconsistent linguistic data that are not actually inconsistent. The demonstration’s key points are that something can be (a) …

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LIMITATIONS AND THE WORLD BEYOND (pages 425-454)

Patrick GRIM and Nicholas RESCHER ABSTRACT: This paper surveys our inescapable limits as cognitive agents with regard to a full world of fact: the well-known metamathematical limits of axiomatic systems, limitations of explanation that doom a principle of sufficient reason, limitations of expression across all possible languages, and a simple but powerful argument regarding the limits of conceivability. In ways …

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