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Cresswell, M.J.
 
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Leibniz Principle I 127
Leibniz Principle/Identity/Cresswell: a) metaphysical (uncontroversial): indistinguishability - b) linguistically: substitutability - problem: in the context of reference: are descriptions real qualifying words? - Indefinite description: no one believes that it is referring - exception:
Epsilon Operator/Hilbert: εxF (x): "an x such that F (x)" - indefinite description: here the Leibniz-Principle does not apply.

Cr I
M. J. Cresswell
Semantical Essays (Possible worlds and their rivals) Dordrecht Boston 1988

Cr II
M. J. Cresswell
Structured Meanings Cambridge Mass. 1984


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