Philosophy Lexicon of Arguments

Designation: ascription of a character to an object that allows the localization within an order, as opposed to naming. See also denotation, individuation, identification, specification.
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Naming /Denotation/Cresswell: E.g. the predicate "was so called" is a property of pairs so that it consists, when a is the name of a - (> inserting) - ((s) name not as a property, but "naming" feature of a word-object-pair).

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M. J. Cresswell
Semantical Essays (Possible worlds and their rivals) Dordrecht Boston 1988

M. J. Cresswell
Structured Meanings Cambridge Mass. 1984

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Ed. Martin Schulz, access date 2017-05-26