|Sugar Trail Example: John Perry's thought experiment (J. Perry, The Problem of the Essential Indexical, 1979, Nous 13(1)3-21.). Perry wants to inform a supermarket customer, that he leaves a sugar trail behind him with his shopping car. After a tour through the market, he realizes that he himself is this customer. See also index words, reference, objectivity, ostension, identification, specification, self-ascription.
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