Stephen Schiffer has recently claimed that the currently popular "hidden-indexical" theory of belief reports is an implausible theory of such reports. His central argument for this claim is based on what he refers to as the "meaning-intention" problem. In this paper, I claim that the meaning-intention problem is powerless against the hidden-indexical theory of belief reports. I further contend that the theory is in fact a plausible theory of such reports.
|Number of pages
|Pacific Philosophical Quarterly
|Published - 1996
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