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.
Author Item    More concepts for author
Black, Max Description   Black, Max
Brandom, Robert Description   Brandom, Robert
Burks, Arthur W. Description   Burks, Arthur W.
Carnap, Rudolf Description   Carnap, Rudolf
Cartwright, Nancy Description   Cartwright, Nancy
Cavell, Stanley Description   Cavell, Stanley
Chaitin, G. Description   Chaitin, G.
Chisholm, Roderick M. Description   Chisholm, Roderick M.
Cresswell, M.J. Description   Cresswell, M.J.
Davidson, Donald Description   Davidson, Donald
Dennett, Daniel Description   Dennett, Daniel
Dummett, Michael Description   Dummett, Michael
Field, Hartry Description   Field, Hartry
Fraassen, Bas Description   Fraassen, Bas
Frege, Gottlob Description   Frege, Gottlob
Geach, Peter T. Description   Geach, Peter T.
Goodman, Nelson Description   Goodman, Nelson
Grice, H.P. Description   Grice, H.P.
Hacking, Ian Description   Hacking, Ian
Hare, R.M. Description   Hare, R.M.
Hintikka, J. Description   Hintikka, J.
Kamp, H. Description   Kamp, H.
Kripke, Saul Aaron Description   Kripke, Saul Aaron
Lewis, David Description   Lewis, David
Logic Texts Description   Logic Texts
Maturana, H. Description   Maturana, H.
Mayr, E. Description   Mayr, E.
McDowell, John Description   McDowell, John
Millikan, Ruth Description   Millikan, Ruth
Nagel, Thomas Description   Nagel, Thomas
Peacocke, Christopher Description   Peacocke, Christopher
Peirce, Ch.S. Description   Peirce, Ch.S.
Prior, Arthur Description   Prior, Arthur
Putnam, Hilary Description   Putnam, Hilary
Quine, Willard Van Orman Description   Quine, Willard Van Orman
Rorty, Richard Description   Rorty, Richard
Russell, Bertrand Description   Russell, Bertrand
Searle, John R. Description   Searle, John R.
Sellars, Wilfrid Description   Sellars, Wilfrid
Spies, M. Description   Spies, M.
Stalnaker, R. Description   Stalnaker, R.
Stegmüller, Wolfgang Description   Stegmüller, Wolfgang
Strawson, Peter F. Description   Strawson, Peter F.
Tugendhat, E. Description   Tugendhat, E.
Wittgenstein, L. Description   Wittgenstein, L.

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