Philosophy Lexicon of Arguments

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Identification: A) Identification is the equivalence of two characterizations of an object in which new properties may be attributed to the object. B) Identification is the discovery that an object is a particular element from a set of objects. In this case, the number of initially assumed properties of the object may be reduced. See also specification, background, information.
 
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Demonstratives/Identification/Evans/Peacocke: a) liberal theory/Peacocke: general capacity for localization - Evans: plus current localization - Peacocke: then it is not possible that a lost person can have thoughts about seen objects - cognitive Map/Memory images/Recognition/Peacocke: not causal but really demonstrative.
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E.g. a lost person is thinking: here is a glass - Peacocke: that is still a statement about a place in the public space.

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Chr. R. Peacocke
Sense and Content Oxford 1983


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Ed. Martin Schulz, access date 2017-05-27