Philosophy Lexicon of Arguments

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Reference, in philosophy: relation of a linguistic expression or action to a real object. Reference presupposes the existence of this object. An expression, which corresponds to no object, has no reference, however, may have a meaning. See also unicorn, Pegasus.
 
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Cresswell, M.J.
 
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Reference II 33
Reference / that-clause / Cresswell: reference of the that-clause: here: the structure that is the sense -
Meaning / sense / Cresswell: here: the structure which results from the references of the components of the complement clause.

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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Ed. Martin Schulz, access date 2017-04-25