Philosophy Lexicon of Arguments

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Field, Hartry
 
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Rigidity II 54
Name / non-rigid / FieldVs: assume, names would be considered as non-rigid. Then: to believe that Russell was bald, you have to believe a sentence that contains an identifier of Russell "F" and "G" stands for baldness - a sentence of the form ("G (ixFx)" - N.B.: why should we introduce possible worlds - and propositions together with them? - assuming propositions and explains them with worlds - and then wants to distinguish between propositions, then one has to accept names and expressions such as "temperature" as a non-rigid.

Fie I
H. Field
Realism, Mathematics and Modality Oxford New York 1989

Fie II
H. Field
Truth and the Absence of Fact Oxford New York 2001

Fie III
H. Field
Science without numbers Princeton New Jersey 1980


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