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Chisholm, Roderick M.
 
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Proper Names I 84 et seq
Names/Chisholm: do not have "certain meaning" which would be an "identifying property of the bearer" - referential: not attributive: the content of "Emil stands" is in "stands", not in "Emil" - the listener does not have to connect a certain property with the name - when I say the name I want you to pick the object but I do not determine the way how you pick it (reference/intension) - but names are not without meaning, otherwise they could not denote.
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I 90
1. primary: demonstrative meaning: relational, not property of the bearer - 2. secondary: use, also not property if the bearer, but self-attribution of the speaker: to use the normal use - "the thing meant by the name".
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I 95
Meaning and reference of proper names are a function of the intentional state of the speaker.
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I 108
"Loving Mary": is not a property, since the name has no fixed attributive meaning - solution: triangulation: relation of the picking out.

Chi I
R. Chisholm
Die erste Person Frankfurt 1992

Chi III
Roderick M. Chisholm
Erkenntnistheorie Graz 2004


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