Philosophy Lexicon of Arguments

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I 54
Intensional Language/Intensional/Cresswell: we need them to be able to talk about whether our physical theory is about our world - or whether our theory T is talking about the same world we are talking about.
I 55
VsAtomism: this one believed in translatability in theory language - Cresswell: we keep the everyday language - (in the first order of theory)
I 55
Intentional model: with N-operator - expresses the fact that some truths are necessary.
I 56
The main motive for this was that we want to embed the intensional model of the theory T into an intensional language without assuming more basic entities than T assumes.
I 92
Predicate/intensional interpretation: here a predicate is a function of things on sets of possible worlds - ((s) This makes it possible for someone not to believe synonym expressions as synonymous).

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.

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

M. J. Cresswell
Structured Meanings Cambridge Mass. 1984

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Ed. Martin Schulz, access date 2017-06-26