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[Revised entry by Matthew McGrath and Devin Frank on January 25, 2018. Changes to: Main text, Bibliography, multiple-relations.html] The term 'proposition' has a broad use in contemporary philosophy. It is used to refer to some or all of the following: the primary bearers of truth-value, the objects of belief and other "propositional attitudes" (i.e., what is believed, doubted, etc.[1]), the referents of that-clauses, and the meanings of sentences....

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