|Description: A. Characterization of singular objects or events instead of giving a name. As opposed to names descriptions are not rigid, i.e. they may refer to different objects in different worlds. - B. Linguistic form for attributing predicates according to the perceptions of objects. See also rigidity, theory of descriptions.|
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Dummett pro description theory: verbal explanations help to understand unfamiliar names .
Ursprünge der analytischen Philosophie Frankfurt 1992
Wahrheit Stuttgart 1982