|Indexicality, philosophy of language: Expressions and statements that relate to a situation and its context are indexical. They require a closer determination to enable the attribution of truth values (true, false)._____________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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indexical properties: different - e.g. property "P": "reflexive to be self-refering" (non-indexical) - e.g. indexical "to be I" - people have all P, but "being I" is different! The (different) indexical properties arise from the property P._____________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.
Philosophical Explanations Oxford 1981
The Nature of Rationality 1994