Philosophy Lexicon of Arguments

Extension, philosophy: an object, for example, the planet Venus as a material body, independent from the manner in which it is singled out. In contrast, intension is the way in which the object is given or is represented, e.g. Morning star or Evening star. See also intensions, identity, identity conditions, reference, meaning, assertibility conditions, propositional attitudes, opacity.

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
Brandom, Robert Extensions   Brandom, Robert
Carnap, Rudolf Extensions   Carnap, Rudolf
Field, Hartry Extensions   Field, Hartry
Geach, Peter T. Extensions   Geach, Peter T.
Goodman, Nelson Extensions   Goodman, Nelson
Kripke, Saul Aaron Extensions   Kripke, Saul Aaron
Lewis, David Extensions   Lewis, David
Putnam, Hilary Extensions   Putnam, Hilary
Quine, Willard Van Orman Extensions   Quine, Willard Van Orman
Searle, John R. Extensions   Searle, John R.
Wright, Crispin Extensions   Wright, Crispin

Ed. Martin Schulz, access date 2017-06-28