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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Ramsey, Frank P.
 
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Reference Horwich I 68
Propositional Reference / Ramsey: Characteristics of a religious attitude - e.g. of "the earth is flat": the aspect that the earth is flat - regardless of time and opportunity.

Rams I
F. P. Ramsey
The Foundations of Mathematics and Other Logical Essays 2013

Hor I
P. Horwich (Ed.)
Theories of Truth Aldershot 1994


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Ed. Martin Schulz, access date 2017-03-29