Philosophy Lexicon of Arguments

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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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Chaitin, G.
 
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Description Rucker I 350
Name / designation: "impossible object": "Name of the impossible object": >Chaitins sentence: e.g. "the first number, which I can not name with eleven words" - inconsistency
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Ed. Martin Schulz, access date 2017-03-30