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19. Language / D. Propositions / 4. Mental Propositions

[propositions as features of thought]

16 ideas
Spoken sounds vary between people, but are signs of affections of soul, which are the same for all [Aristotle]
Thought is unambiguous, and you should stick to what the speaker thinks they are saying [Diod.Cronus, by Gellius]
Some concepts for propositions exist only in the mind, and in no language [William of Ockham]
I can't really go wrong if I stick to wordless thought [Berkeley]
You can believe the meaning of a sentence without thinking of the words [Russell]
Several people can believe one thing, or make the same mistake, or share one delusion [Ryle]
We may think in French, but we don't know or believe in French [Ryle]
Propositions can't just be in brains, because 'there are no human beings' might be true [Plantinga]
We can attribute 'true' and 'false' to whatever it was that was said [Cartwright,R]
To assert that p, it is neither necessary nor sufficient to utter some particular words [Cartwright,R]
We should use cognitive states to explain representational propositions, not vice versa [Soames]
The same proposition provides contents for the that-clause of an utterance and a belief [Lowe]
Propositions are what settle problems of ambiguity in sentences [Sorensen]
If two people believe the same proposition, this implies the existence of propositions [Orenstein]
There are speakers' thoughts and hearers' thoughts, but no further thought attached to the utterance [Recanati]
We need propositions to ascribe the same beliefs to people with different languages [Halbach]