Publication details [#2306]

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Language as a subject


It is argued that, while 'dissimulare' ('to dissimulate') is a factive verb, 'simulare' ('to pretend') is not a counterfactive, but a negative if-verb that expresses a sufficient condition for the falsity of its complement sentence. Its relation to the truth value of its complement sentence is not one of presupposition, but of allegation.