Philosophy Lexicon of Arguments

de re, philosophy: statements that refer to non-linguistic objects are de re. Here, most authors assume that the ascribed properties are contingent. An exception is essentialism which ascribes certain necessary properties to objects. See also de dicto, necessity de re, contingency, modality, essentialism.

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 de re   Brandom, Robert
Chisholm, Roderick M. de re   Chisholm, Roderick M.
Cresswell, M.J. de re   Cresswell, M.J.
Davidson, Donald de re   Davidson, Donald
Dretske, F. de re   Dretske, F.
Hintikka, J. de re   Hintikka, J.
Lewis, David de re   Lewis, David
Logic Texts de re   Logic Texts
Perry, John R. de re   Perry, John R.
Prior, Arthur de re   Prior, Arthur
Quine, Willard Van Orman de re   Quine, Willard Van Orman
Rorty, Richard de re   Rorty, Richard
Schiffer, Stephen de re   Schiffer, Stephen
Searle, John R. de re   Searle, John R.
Wiggins, D. de re   Wiggins, D.

Ed. Martin Schulz, access date 2017-09-25