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What is an interpretation relation?



An interpretation relation is an interpropositional relation in which some proposition(s) relate the content of some other proposition(s) to a different framework of ideas, a framework other than the speaker's value judgments.

Example (English)
  • A steep decline in capital spending has occurred; such a decline is unusual at this stage in an economic expansion.

    Adapted from:

    Mann and Thompson 1987b 67

  • Generic
      An interpretation relation is a kind of

    Mann and Thompson 1987b 67–69

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