We have two forthcoming publications developing a theory of reference in the framework of intention-based semantics, taking into account earlier work on the mental state of confused identity:
Referential Intentions: A Response to Buchanan and Peet
Australasian Journal of Philosophy.
The Edenic Theory of Reference
Earlier we had published two articles on confusion and malapropisms and speech error:
The project is also intended to uncover some of the historical roots of so-called ‘puzzle-driven semantics’. We have now published one paper which starts this work. One interesting aspect of this history is J.L. Austin’s gradual move from a Wittgensteinian, unsystematic investigation of linguistic puzzles, to a more systematic method of building theories of speech acts.