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Appendix to ‘Yo!’ and ‘Lo!: the pragmatic topography of the space of reasons

(with Rebecca Kukla and Mark Lance) Appendix to Rebecca Kukla and Mark Lance ‘Yo!’ and ‘Lo!’: the pragmatic topography of the space of reasons, Harvard University Press, 2009.

The appendix to Kukla and Lance’s book is the preliminary development of a score-keeping semantics that begins with the broader field of vision opened up when we eschew the declarative fallacy and make use of abstract versions of the pragmatic distinctions developed in the body of the book.


Author: Greg Restall
Status: Published in 2009

Subjects: meaning metaethics


I’m Greg Restall, and this is my website. I work in Philosophy at the University of Melbourne. Email: greg at; Post: School of of Philosophy, Anthropology and Social Inquiry, University of Melbourne, Parkville 3010, Australia.

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G. K. Chesterton once wrote, “The word ‘good’ has many meanings. For example, if a man were to shoot his mother at a range of five hundred yards, I should call him a good shot, but not necessarily a good man.’ It’ the qualifier “necessarily” that shows Chesterton possessed a truly philosophical mind. – Thomas Cathcart and Daniel Klein, in Plato and a Platypus Walk into a Bar …