|Demonstratives: E.g. this, that, that one. Problems in language use bcause of lack of clarity when referring back to prior description. - In logic missing expressibility of uniqueness. See also anaphora, deixis, relations, logical proper names, index words, indexicality, iota operator._____________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. |
Sydney Shoemaker on Demonstratives - Dictionary of Arguments
Frank I 47f
this / demonstrative: the use rules do not determine by themselves what the reference in every possible use case is - it is determined by the speaker’s intention - I / Shoemaker: is no more a demonstrative such as a name or a hidden description - ((s) no body is identified).
Sydney Shoemaker (I968): Self-Reference and Self-Awareness, in: Journal
of Philosophy 65 (1968), 555-578
_____________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. Translations: Dictionary of Arguments The note [Concept/Author], [Author1]Vs[Author2] or [Author]Vs[term] resp. "problem:"/"solution:", "old:"/"new:" and "thesis:" is an addition from the Dictionary of Arguments. If a German edition is specified, the page numbers refer to this edition.
Identity, Cause, and Mind: Philosophical Essays Expanded Edition 2003
M. Frank (Hrsg.)
Analytische Theorien des Selbstbewusstseins Frankfurt 1994