|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.|
|Geach, Peter T.
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description: indirect reference, by mediation of other characters - Name: direct reference, no parts (Aristotle: syntactically simple) (Geach pro) -
Logic Matters Oxford 1972