Ignorance, Introspection, and Epistemic Modals

Luka Crnic, Tue Trinh

Abstract


Embedded epistemic modals are infelicitous under desire predicates when they are anchored to the belief state of the attitude holder (see, esp., Anand & Hacquard 2013). We present two ways of deriving this observation from an inde- pendently motivated property of desire predicates (Heim 1992; von Fintel 1999).


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DOI: https://doi.org/10.3765/salt.v30i0.4849

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