|Description dependent: E.g. actions, situations, facts are dependent on the choice of the description, the linguistic means or the underlying theories. See also theory ladenness, context dependent, theories._____________Annotation: The above characterizations of concepts are neither definitions nor exhausting presentations of problems related to them. Instead, they are intended to give a short introduction to the contributions below. – Lexicon of Arguments. |
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Necessary/Description dependent/Ryle: Description decides whether a property is necessary or contingent. (Kripke: but not all are accidental properties, some are essential)_____________Explanation of symbols: Roman numerals indicate the source, arabic numerals indicate the page number. The corresponding books are indicated on the right hand side. ((s)…): Comment by the sender of the contribution.
Name und Notwendigkeit Frankfurt 1981
S. A. Kripke
Outline of a Theory of Truth (1975)
Recent Essays on Truth and the Liar Paradox, R. L. Martin (Hg), Oxford/NY 1984