Philosophy Lexicon of Arguments

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Index words: index words are words like “here”, “there”, “now”, “me”, etc. which require a closer determination, so that a sentence which includes them can be determined whether it is true or false. A sentence with index words is therefore context-dependent. Index words are not demonstratives. See also deixis, anaphora, context dependency, indexicality.
 
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Content / Meaning / Cresswell: two sentences have the same meaning if they have the same content, provided there are no index words - index words prevent that teh content of sentences = meaning -> content equality, meaning equality, synonymy: defined by equality -

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

Cr II
M. J. Cresswell
Structured Meanings Cambridge Mass. 1984


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Ed. Martin Schulz, access date 2017-05-23