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Stalnaker, Robert
 
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Non-Existence Stalnaker I 55f
Nonexistence / empty name / Meinong / QuineVsWyman / Quine / Stalnaker: fictional Wyman / Quine: a distinction between - "there is" and "exists" (reserved for acutality). - QuineVs: existence is no predicate that introduces a distinctive property. - Wyman creates the illusion of a match between Meinongians and their critics. - Stalnaker: pro Quine: Existence: applies to everything, what can be quantified.
Stalnaker I 55
Pegasus / QuineVsWyman / Quine: Pegasus could exist - the round square does not. -
I 65
Wyman: Thesis: contradictions are meaningless - VsWyman: Stalnaker Quine, Lewis.

Sta I
R. Stalnaker
Ways a World may be Oxford New York 2003


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Ed. Martin Schulz, access date 2017-03-29