Philosophy Lexicon of Arguments

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Frank I 119
Rigid Designators/Kripke: e.g. heat, molecular motion (never stands for another thing), pain, names.
Kripke I 52
Proper names are rigid designators: Nixon is Nixon in all worlds, but not the winner of the election in all worlds (descriptions are not rigid designators).
Wolf II 220
This/Rigidity/Kaplan: "this" can make any description become rigid - e.g. "that bastard, whoever he may be."

S.A. Kripke
Name und Notwendigkeit Frankfurt 1981

S. A. Kripke
Outline of a Theory of Truth (1975)
Recent Essays on Truth and the Liar Paradox, R. L. Martin (Hg), Oxford/NY 1984

Fra I
M. Frank (Hrsg.)
Analytische Theorien des Selbstbewusstseins Frankfurt 1994

K II siehe Wol I
U. Wolf (Hg)
Eigennamen Frankfurt 1993

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Ed. Martin Schulz, access date 2017-05-30