PhD Philosophy, University of Georgia, 1979.

Dissertation: Analyticity, Meaning, Is and Ought: the Intensional Status of Evaluative Sentences.

Around 2010, began research and writing to develop some early work I had done on analyticity and lexical semantics. Most of that work is published here, and some at Philosophical Papers.

My first Lexical Pairs article (see below) extended Quine's matter-of-degree thesis on analyticity into cognitive psychology, providing an experimental paradigm for measuring and quantifying the intuitions of individuals, in their discrete speech acts, about the degree to which assertions of true declarative sente…

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