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This bibliography presents a list of author names, reference articles and books relevant to discussion of mental speech: according to the fourteenth century's 'terminist' logic, signification and supposition are the fundamental properties of terms and terms are the basic semantic units of which propositions are composed. Ockham takes mental 'expressions' to be constitutive of the signification and supposition of spoken expressions in a way that commits him to the view that mental speech involves the use of a kind of language with both a semantics and a syntax.

Keywords: language; mental speech; Ockham; spoken expressions

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