chapter  2
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Unendorsed contexts

Unendorsed occurrences represent a difficulty for expressivists because their meaning analysis only fits endorsed occurrences, but does not fit unendorsed ones. However, the meaning of the relevant phrases seems to remain constant across both kinds of occurrence, just as the meaning of the phrase 'haggis is tasty' does not appear to change from (1) to (2) and (3).