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The number of planets: Example by W.V.O. Quine. While it is necessary that 9 is an odd number, it is not necessary that the number of planets (being 9 at that time) is odd. See also de re, de dicto, necessity de re.
 
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Quine, Willard Van Orman
 
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Planets Example VII 152
Planets-Example/Quine: false solution: the conditions for the objects must be analytically equivalent - QuineVs: synonymy and equivalence are unclear concepts - solution/Smullyan: descriptions instead of names when no substitutable identity (9/number of planets) (Quine pro).

Q I
W.V.O. Quine
Wort und Gegenstand Stuttgart 1980

Q II
W.V.O. Quine
Theorien und Dinge Frankfurt 1985

Q III
W.V.O. Quine
Grundzüge der Logik Frankfurt 1978

Q IX
W.V.O. Quine
Mengenlehre und ihre Logik Wiesbaden 1967

Q V
W.V.O. Quine
Die Wurzeln der Referenz Frankfurt 1989

Q VI
W.V.O. Quine
Unterwegs zur Wahrheit Paderborn 1995

Q VII
W.V.O. Quine
From a logical point of view Cambridge, Mass. 1953

Q VIII
W.V.O. Quine
Bezeichnung und Referenz
In
Zur Philosophie der idealen Sprache, J. Sinnreich (Hg), München 1982

Q X
W.V.O. Quine
Philosophie der Logik Bamberg 2005

Q XII
W.V.O. Quine
Ontologische Relativität Frankfurt 2003


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Ed. Martin Schulz, access date 2017-04-28