Philosophy Lexicon of Arguments

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Logical proper name: e.g. this, that. According to B. Russell's earlier theory, they are the only real names. Logical proper names are not the same as demonstratives. See also acquaintance ,demonstratives.
 
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Wittgenstein, Ludwig
 
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Logical Proper Names Hintikka I 95
Saying/pointing/logical proper name/Russell/Hintikka: "this" cannot be expresed (spoken) - only named - ((s)> Mention/use) - ((s) Not in absence) - ((s) The object cannot be mentioned.).
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I 102
We can only point to the objects of acquaintance.

W II
L. Wittgenstein
Vorlesungen 1930-35 Frankfurt 1989

W III
L. Wittgenstein
Das Blaue Buch - Eine Philosophische Betrachtung Frankfurt 1984

W IV
L. Wittgenstein
Tractatus Logico Philosophicus Frankfurt/M 1960

Hin I
Jaakko and Merrill B. Hintikka
The Logic of Epistemology and the Epistemology of Logic Dordrecht 1989

W I
J. Hintikka/M. B. Hintikka
Untersuchungen zu Wittgenstein Frankfurt 1996


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