Matthew Mandelkern


Roads to necessitarianism (with Daniel Rothschild)
2020. Journal of Philosophical Logic. [abstract] [local file]

A counterexample to modus ponenses
2020. The Journal of Philosophy. 117(6):315-331. [abstract] [local file]

Definiteness projection (with Daniel Rothschild)
2020. Natural Language Semantics. 28:77-109. [abstract] [local file]

Dynamic non-classicality
2020. Australasian Journal of Philosophy. 98(2):382-92. [abstract] [local file]

Practical Moore sentences
2019. Noûs. [abstract] [local file]

What's not to like (with Jacopo Romoli)
2020. Linguistic Inquiry. 51(4):815-828. [abstract] [local file]

Import-Export and ‘And’
2020. Philosophy and Phenomenological Research. 100(1):118-135. [abstract] [local file]

How to do things with modals
2020. Mind & Language. 35(1):115-138. [abstract] [local file]

2020. Linguistics and Philosophy. 43:473-514. [abstract] [local file]

Talking about worlds
2019. Philosophical Perspectives. 32(1):298-325. [abstract] [local file]

Modality and expressibility
2019. Review of Symbolic Logic. 12(4):768-805. [abstract] [local file]

What ‘must’ adds
2019. Linguistics and Philosophy. 42(3):225-266. [abstract] [local file]

Bounded modality
2019. The Philosophical Review. 128(1):1-61. [abstract] [local file]

Sticky situations: Force and quantifier domains (with Jonathan Phillips)
2018. Semantics and Linguistic Theory. 28:474-492. [abstract] [local file]

Against Preservation (with Justin Khoo)
2019. Analysis. 79(3):424-36. [abstract] [local file]

The case of the missing ‘If’: Accessibility relations in Stalnaker's theory of conditionals
2018. Semantics and Pragmatics. 11(8). [abstract] [local file]

Triviality results and the relationship between logical and natural languages (with Justin Khoo)
2019. Mind. 128(510):485-526. [abstract] [local file]

Independence day? (with Daniel Rothschild)
2018. Journal of Semantics 36(2):193-210. [abstract] [local file]

Hurford conditionals (with Jacopo Romoli)
2018. Journal of Semantics 35(2):357-367. [abstract] [local file]

‘You must! Maybe you won't.’
2018. Deontic Logic and Normative Systems (DEON) 14:227- 246. [abstract] [local file]
     This is a proceedings paper further developed in ‘Practical Moore sentences’

2017. Semantics and Linguistic Theory. 27:504-524. [abstract] [local file]
     This is a proceedings paper further developed in ‘We've discovered projection is asymmetric (and it is!)’

Agentive modals (with Ginger Schultheis and David Boylan)
2017. The Philosophical Review. 126(3):301-343. [abstract] [local file]

Parsing and presuppositions in the calculation of local contexts (with Jacopo Romoli)
2017. Semantics and Pragmatics. 10(17). [abstract] [local file]

Hierarchical structure and local contexts (with Jacopo Romoli)
2017. Sinn und Bedeutung. 21:1017-1034. [abstract] [local file]

A solution to Karttunen’s Problem
2017. Sinn und Bedeutung. 21:827-844. [abstract] [local file]
     This is a proceedings paper further developed in ‘What 'must' adds’

Dissatisfaction theory
2016. Semantics and Linguistic Theory. 26:391-416. [abstract] [local file]

A note on the architecture of presupposition
2016. Semantics and Pragmatics. 9(13):1-24. [abstract] [local file]

I believe I can φ (with Ginger Schultheis and David Boylan)
2015. Proceedings of the 20th Amsterdam Colloquium. 256-265. [abstract] [local file]
     This is a proceedings paper further developed in ‘Agentive modals’

Book chapters

Modals and conditionals
To appear in Linguistics meets philosophy, ed. Daniel Altshuler, Cambridge University Press. [abstract] [local file]

Drafts etc.

2020. Unpublished manuscript. [abstract] [local file]

Eavesdropping: What is it good for? (with Jonathan Phillips)
2020. Unpublished manuscript. [abstract] [local file]

Good guesses (with Kevin Dorst)
2020. Unpublished manuscript. [abstract] [local file]

If p, then p!
2020. Unpublished manuscript. [abstract] [local file]

My 2017 MIT dissertation, Coordination in Conversation, comprised four chapters which have now been published as 'Bounded modality', 'What 'must' adds', 'Modality and expressibility', and 'How to do things with modals'.