Philosophy Lexicon of Arguments

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Pierre example: (from Saul Kripke, "A Puzzle about Belief", in N. Salmon and S. Soames, eds. “Propositions and Attitudes” (Oxford University Press, 1988), p. 124.) Pierre has learned that Londres is a beautiful city. He also believes at the same time that London is ugly. The problem is a special one here, as it is not about "capital of ...", but names, which are supposed to not change their referents. See also reference, propositional attitudes, de re, de dicto, thought objects, intensional objects, opacity.
 
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Kripke/Dummett: (Pierre-Example, Londres-Example) translation is not a hypothesis, but a constitutive principle (public language instead idiolect) - (> VsQuine: idiolect has no priority).

((s) Explanation/(s): Piere believes that Londres is beautiful but he heard that London is ugly.)

Du I
M. Dummett
Ursprünge der analytischen Philosophie Frankfurt 1992

Du III
M. Dummett
Wahrheit Stuttgart 1982


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Ed. Martin Schulz, access date 2017-05-28