Philosophy Lexicon of Arguments

Description: A. Characterization of singular objects or events instead of giving a name. As opposed to names descriptions are not rigid, i.e. they may refer to different objects in different worlds. - B. Linguistic form for attributing predicates according to the perceptions of objects. See also rigidity, theory of descriptions.
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Burks, Arthur W.
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Description Wolf II 138
Description / Burks: for the speaker the use is analytical, for listeners synthetic - most do not have a complete knowledge,but they apply descriptions correctly - e.g. "this red table was brown yesterday": not a contradiction: a description is never complete.

Burks I
A. W. Burks
Chance, Cause, Reason 1977

K II siehe Wol I
U. Wolf (Hg)
Eigennamen Frankfurt 1993

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