Philosophy Dictionary 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.

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.
Author Item    More concepts for author
Black, , Max Descriptions   Black, Max
Brandom, Robert Descriptions   Brandom, Robert
Burks, , Arthur W. Descriptions   Burks, Arthur W.
Carnap, Rudolf Descriptions   Carnap, Rudolf
Cartwright, , Nancy Descriptions   Cartwright, Nancy
Cavell, Stanley Descriptions   Cavell, Stanley
Chaitin, , Gregory Descriptions   Chaitin, Gregory
Chisholm, Roderick Descriptions   Chisholm, Roderick
Cresswell, , Maxwell J. Descriptions   Cresswell, Maxwell J.
Davidson, Donald Descriptions   Davidson, Donald
Dennett, , Daniel Descriptions   Dennett, Daniel
Dummett, Michael E. Descriptions   Dummett, Michael E.
Field, , Hartry Descriptions   Field, Hartry
Fraassen, Bas van Descriptions   Fraassen, Bas van
Frege, , Gottlob Descriptions   Frege, Gottlob
Geach, Peter Descriptions   Geach, Peter T.
Goodman, , Nelson Descriptions   Goodman, Nelson
Grice, H. Paul Descriptions   Grice, H. Paul
Hacking, , Ian Descriptions   Hacking, Ian
Hare, Richard Mervyn Descriptions   Hare, Richard Mervyn
Hintikka, , Jaakko Descriptions   Hintikka, Jaakko
Kamp, Hans Descriptions   Kamp, Hans
Kripke, , Saul A. Descriptions   Kripke, Saul A.
Lewis, David K. Descriptions   Lewis, David K.
Logic Texts, Descriptions   Logic Texts
Maturana, Humberto Descriptions   Maturana, Humberto
Mayr, , Ernst Descriptions   Mayr, Ernst
McDowell, John Descriptions   McDowell, John
Millikan, , Ruth Descriptions   Millikan, Ruth
Nagel, Thomas Descriptions   Nagel, Thomas
Ortega y Gasset, , José Descriptions   Ortega y Gasset, José
Peacocke, Christopher Descriptions   Peacocke, Christopher
Peirce, , Charles Sanders Descriptions   Peirce, Charles Sanders
Prior, Arthur N. Descriptions   Prior, Arthur
Putnam, , Hilary Descriptions   Putnam, Hilary
Quine, W.V.O. Descriptions   Quine, Willard Van Orman
Rorty, , Richard Descriptions   Rorty, Richard
Russell, Bertrand Descriptions   Russell, Bertrand
Searle, , John R. Descriptions   Searle, John R.
Sellars, Wilfrid Descriptions   Sellars, Wilfrid
Spies, , Marcus Descriptions   Spies, Marcus
Stalnaker, Robert Descriptions   Stalnaker, Robert
Stegmüller, , Wolfgang Descriptions   Stegmüller, Wolfgang
Strawson, Peter F. Descriptions   Strawson, Peter F.
Tugendhat, , E. Descriptions   Tugendhat, E.
Wittgenstein, Ludwig Descriptions   Wittgenstein, Ludwig

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