DANIEL ROTHSCHILD
I teach philosophy at University College London. Most of my work is about language and meaning. You can also find links to a website (in progress) on dynamic semantics and my cv.
This site contains my papers and drafts and a link to some teaching materials.
PAPERS BY SUBJECT
DYNAMIC SEMANTICS

Three Notions of Dynamicness in Language
(forthcoming in Linguistics and Philosophy, with Seth Yalcin)

On the Dynamics of Conversation (penultimate draft)
(in Noûs, 2015 with Seth Yalcin)

PRESUPPOSITION

Explaining Presupposition Projection with Dynamic Semantics (with some corrections, 2015)
(in Semantics and Pragmatics, 2011)

Transparency Theory and its Dynamic Alternatives: Commentary on “Be Articulate” (penultimate draft)
(in Theoretical Linguistics, 2008)

Presupposition Projection and Logical Equivalence (penultimate draft)
(in Philosophical Perspectives, 2008)

TRUTHMAKERS

Yablo's Semantic Machinery
(forthcoming in symposium on Stephen Yablo's Aboutness in Philosophical Studies)

CONNECTIVES/CONDITIONALS

A Puzzle about Knowing Conditionals (supplementary note)
(forthcoming in Noûs, with Levi Spectre)

Conditionals and Propositions in Semantics (penultimate draft)
(in Journal of Philosophical Logic, 2015)

A Note on Conditionals and Restrictors (2012)
(forthcoming in Conditionals, Probability, and Paradox: Themes from the Philosophy of Dorothy Edgington, John Hawthorne and Lee Walters (eds.), OUP)

Capturing the Relationship Between Conditionals and Conditional Probability with a Trivalent Semantics 
(in Journal of Applied Non-Classical Logics, 2014)

Connectives without Truth Tables (penultimate draft)
(with Nathan Klinedinst, in Natural Language Semantics, 2012)

Do Indicative Conditionals Express Propositions? (penultimate draft)
(in Noûs, 2011)

BELIEF

Belief is Weak
(forthcoming in Philosophical Studies, with John Hawthorne and Levi Spectre)

QUESTIONS

Worrying about Trivial Questions
(in UCL Working Papers in Linguistics, 2013)

Exhaustivity in Questions with Non-Factives
(with Nathan Klinedinst, in Semantics and Pragmatics, 2011)

POLARITY ITEMS

Modularity and Intuitions in Formal Semantics: The Case of Polarity Items (penultimate draft)
(with Emmanuel Chemla and Vincent Homer, in Linguistics and Philosophy, 2012)

Non-Monotonic NPI-Licensing, Definite Descriptions, andGrammaticalized Implicatures
(in Proceedings of SALT, 2006)

DESCRIPTIONS

The Elusive Scope of Descriptions (penultimate draft)
(in Philosophy Compass, 2007)

Presuppositions and Scope (penultimate draft)
(in The Journal of Philosophy, 2007)

EXPRESSIVISM/SEMANTICS-PRAGMATICS

Expressing Credences (penultimate draft)
(in Proceedings of the Aristotelian Society, 2012)

Indexical Predicates (penultimate draft)
(with Gabriel Segal, in Mind & Language, 2009)

GAME THEORY AND PRAGMATICS

Game Theory and Scalar Implicatures (penultimate draft)
(in Philosophical Perspectives, 2013)

DRAFTS AND HANDOUTS

Dynamic Conditionals (2015, handout on the dynamic test semantics for conditionals for a workshop on conditionals in Osnabrük)

Weak Belief and Pragmatics (2015, handout for a talk at the UCL Pragmatics Reading Group)

Fabian Truthmaking (2015, paper for circulation at a symposium on themes from Yablo’s Aboutness)

Quantified Epistemic Modality (2015, handout for Birmingham talk, joint work with Nathan Klinedinst)

Epistemic Contradictions (2014, handout)

Two views of the de re (2014, handout for Leeds talk)

Old draft of Dynamics of Conversation (c. 2012, with Seth Yalcin)

Making Dynamic Semantics Explanatory: Presupposition Projection (2009, old draft, mostly superseded by “Explaining Presupposition with Dynamic Semantics”)

Grice, Utterance Choice, and Rationality (2008, parts superseded by “Game Theory and Scalar Implicatures”)

Negative Polarity and Definite Descriptions (2006, old manuscript)