Philosophy Lexicon of Arguments

Description dependent: E.g. actions, situations, facts are dependent on the choice of the description, the linguistic means or the underlying theories. See also theory ladenness, context dependent, theories.
Author Item Excerpt Meta data
Kripke, Saul Aaron
Books on Amazon
Description-Dependence I 50
Necessary/Description dependent/Ryle: Description decides whether a property is necessary or contingent. (Kripke: but not all are accidental properties, some are essential)

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

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Ed. Martin Schulz, access date 2017-04-27