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Pronoun of laziness: expression from Peter Geach for a pronoun (he, she, it ..,), that only repeats a part of an earlier statement (antecedent) as opposed to a quantified use which introduces an object. See also anaphora, indexicality, index words, identification, individuation, introduction.
 
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Geach, Peter T.
 
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Pronoun of Laziness Perler / Wild I 410
e.g. colors researcher Mary / Jackson / Radner: the problem is not how red may look for Mary (probably like for us), but how will be her experience - will it be a surprise?

Gea I
P.T. Geach
Logic Matters Oxford 1972


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