|Mention philosophy: the mention of linguistic objects must be distinguished from their use. This distinction is sometimes difficult when symbols are partly used and partly mentioned within logical formulas. One simple case of a mention of a word or phrase is the quote. See also object language, metalanguage, quote, reference, occurrence, type, token.|
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Mention / use / Mates: the distinction implies a distinction between names and what they call - quotes / Mates: their omission means that we do not speak the name of on the subject and - implicit quotation marks: E.g. the first name of Mrs. Luxewmburg was Rosa - E.g. a name (description) that contains the object: "Russell’s name".
Elementare Logik Göttingen 1969