It is often claimed that it is part of the essence of propositions that they have their representational properties intrinsically. In this paper I sketch an account of the nature of propositions according to which this is not the case. I then show how the proponent of such a view can respond to two pressing objections.
The full podcast of Thomas's paper is here: http://www.bppa-online.org/sites/bppa-online.org/files/symposium/hodgson.mp3
A pdf version of Thomas's paper is here: http://www.bppa-online.org/sites/bppa-online.org/files/symposium/hodgson.pdf
See the comments for Scott Normand's response.