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Title: Knowledge in action: logico-philosophical approach to linguistic evidentiality

Abstract

Abstract The present study focuses on a grammatical category called evidentiality. The primary meaning of evidentiality is concerned with information source. That is, it expresses whether something has been seen, heard or inferred. The aim here is to conduct a conceptual study of evidentiality in which use is made of formal tools. The fundamental intuition is that the distinction between ‘evidence’as ‘proof’and ‘evidentiality’as ‘to do with proof’is a crucial one. Evidentiality is a dynamic notion to be analysed through the use of knowledge by the agents, a knowledge in action, which involves an in-coming state and an out-coming state that is typical of the transmission of information. We propose our own approach in which the dynamics of knowledge in action is grasped in the context of a dynamic epistemic logic.

Authors:
 [1];  [2];  [1]
  1. Department of Philosophy, Logic and Philosophy of Science University of Seville
  2. Centre for Philosophy of Science of the University of Lisbon University of Lisbon
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Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE Office of Nuclear Energy (NE), Fuel Cycle Technologies (NE-5)
OSTI Identifier:
1579749
Grant/Contract Number:  
CFCUL UID/FIL/00678/2019; TIN2015-72709
Resource Type:
Published Article
Journal Name:
Logic Journal of the IGPL
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Name: Logic Journal of the IGPL; Journal ID: ISSN 1367-0751
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
Country of Publication:
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Language:
English

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BarÉs-GÓmez, C., Fontaine, M., and Nepomuceno, A. Knowledge in action: logico-philosophical approach to linguistic evidentiality. Country unknown/Code not available: N. p., 2019. Web. doi:10.1093/jigpal/jzz040.
BarÉs-GÓmez, C., Fontaine, M., & Nepomuceno, A. Knowledge in action: logico-philosophical approach to linguistic evidentiality. Country unknown/Code not available. doi:10.1093/jigpal/jzz040.
BarÉs-GÓmez, C., Fontaine, M., and Nepomuceno, A. Fri . "Knowledge in action: logico-philosophical approach to linguistic evidentiality". Country unknown/Code not available. doi:10.1093/jigpal/jzz040.
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