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On Zalta's Notion of Encoding in Conceivability Contexts

Abstract : Zalta's notion of encoding which lies at the core of his theory of abstract objects is refined so that it can capture cognitive dynamic phenomena such as multiple object-tracking in particular intentional contexts; namely hypothetical stipulation concerning abstract objects and counter-essential conceivability about ordinary ones. Zalta's Modal Axiom of Encoding is weakened and the notion of "quasi-encoding" is spelt out.
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Sacha Bourgeois-Gironde. On Zalta's Notion of Encoding in Conceivability Contexts. Metaphysica, Springer Verlag, 2004. ⟨ijn_00000412⟩



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