Philosophy Lexicon of Arguments

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Description: A. Characterization of singular objects or events instead of giving a name. As opposed to names descriptions are not rigid, i.e. they may refer to different objects in different worlds. - B. Linguistic form for attributing predicates according to the perceptions of objects. See also rigidity, theory of descriptions.
 
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Berka I 30
Description/Reality/Peirce: the real world can not be distinguished from a world of fantasy by any description.
Solution/Peirce: you need pronouns and indices.
Sentence/Peirce: each sentence can be used alone with symbols (in general) and indices (indicate which statement is true).
Problem: that can build no conclusion.

Peir I
Ch. S. Peirce
Philosophical Writings 2011

Brk I
K. Berka/L. Kreiser
Logik Texte Berlin 1983


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Ed. Martin Schulz, access date 2017-05-29