Knowing Who: How Perspectives and Context Interact

  • Maria AloniEmail author
  • Bruno Jacinto
Part of the Synthese Library book series (SYLI, volume 369)


In this article we investigate how conceptual perspectives and context interact in the determination of the truth of sentences in which ‘knowing-wh’ constructions occur.


Conceptual perspectives Knowing-wh Perpective-sensitive semantics Knowledge attributions Semantics of questions 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.ILLC/Department of PhilosophyUniversity of AmsterdamAmsterdamThe Netherlands
  2. 2.Arché – Philosophical Research Centre for Logic, Language, Metaphysics and EpistemologyThe University of St AndrewsFifeScotland, UK

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