Philosophy Lexicon of Arguments

Search  
 
He, he himself, he*, philosophy: this is about the question of how far pronouns like "he" can be made clear so that any confusion in the use of language is impossible. E.g. "He believes he is fat" may refer to one or two people. See also indexicality, index words, individuation, identification, self-reference, ascription, self-ascription, privileged access, self-identification.
 
Author Item Excerpt Meta data

 
Books on Amazon
Frank I 16 ~
Geach: "Himself" solution for problem "Philips worst enemy" - Geach: e.g. "believes of himself to be quite cunning": must be a unique predicate that can be assigned to everyone.
Geach I 117
he / Geach: does not refer - Error: in the Middle Ages it was converted into arelative clause and then one asked for reference.

Gea I
P.T. Geach
Logic Matters Oxford 1972

Fra I
M. Frank (Hrsg.)
Analytische Theorien des Selbstbewusstseins Frankfurt 1994


> Counter arguments against Geach



> Suggest your own contribution | > Suggest a correction | > Export as BibTeX Datei
 
Ed. Martin Schulz, access date 2017-05-22