I present an overview of my proposed Masters thesis on the relation between language and propositional attitudes. I will present two responses to Burge's (1979) Arthritis thought experiment. If the conclusion Burge draws from his thought experiment is correct, then social contexts partly determine mental content. A first response, from Davidson (1987), challenges Burge's claim that mental contents vary with social context. A second response, adapted from Kripke (1979), challenges Burge's claim that propositional attitude ascriptions track mental content. These two responses will be used as starting points for developing a spectrum of possible relations between language and propositional attitudes, and evaluative criteria for positions on that spectrum.