Philosophy Lexicon of Arguments

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Extensionality, philosophy: (also extensionality principle, extensionality thesis) an attempt to make the language distinct by taking complete sets of denoted objects as the meaning of the referring words. See also extensions, intensions, extensional language, ambiguity, propositional attitudes.
 
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Peacocke, Christopher
 
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Extensionality I 36
Extensionality / Peacocke: Problem: It is difficult to explain how an object that is actually red, might have had a different color - ((s) counterfactuals can not be explained extensionally). -

Pea I
Chr. R. Peacocke
Sense and Content Oxford 1983


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Ed. Martin Schulz, access date 2017-04-29