Philosophy Lexicon of Arguments

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Demonstratives: E.g. this, that, that one. Problems in language use bcause of lack of clarity when referring back to prior description. - In logic missing expressibility of uniqueness. See also anaphora, deixis, relations, logical proper names, index words, indexicality, iota operator.
 
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Shoemaker, Sydney
 
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Demonstratives Frank I 47f
this / demonstrative: the use rules do not determine by themselves what the reference in every possible use case is - it is determined by the speaker’s intention - I / Shoemaker: is no more a demonstrative such as a name or a hidden description - ((s) no body is identified).

Shoem I
S. Shoemaker
Identity, Cause, and Mind: Philosophical Essays Expanded Edition 2003

Fra I
M. Frank (Hrsg.)
Analytische Theorien des Selbstbewusstseins Frankfurt 1994


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