Philosophy Lexicon of Arguments

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Denotation, naming: specify a word or phrase for an object. Related terms description designation.
 
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Chisholm, Roderick M.
 
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Denotation I 110
Non-descriptive/Chisholm: if neither the sentence nor its negation permits the existence generalization about the singular term - names are non-dexcriptively used ssingular terms - even when descriptions are possible: e.g. "Senator Baker would be another Jimmy Carter"- Carter refers to Carter.

Chi I
R. Chisholm
Die erste Person Frankfurt 1992

Chi III
Roderick M. Chisholm
Erkenntnistheorie Graz 2004


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Ed. Martin Schulz, access date 2017-03-25