Philosophy Lexicon of Arguments

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Cresswell, M.J.
 
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Proper Names I 174
Name / proper names / Cresswell: could also predicates! (1985a, 153) maybe Pedro means "is called "Pedro"".
II 44
Names / meaning / bearer / Cresswell: Problem: if the meanings of the name are the bearers, then "Quentin says that Hesperus is Phosphorus." should mean the same as "Quentin says
Phosphorus is Phosphorus."- (attribution of propositional attitude).
II 152
Name / VsDescription-Theory / Cresswell: e.g. description "the thing that is called "Phosphorus"" singles out a whole class of things - therefore ambiguous.

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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