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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.
Annotation: The above characterizations of concepts are neither definitions nor exhausting presentations of problems related to them. Instead, they are intended to give a short introduction to the contributions below. – Lexicon of Arguments.
Author Item    More concepts for author
Black, Max Descriptions   Black, Max
Brandom, Robert Descriptions   Brandom, Robert
Burks, Arthur W. Descriptions   Burks, Arthur W.
Carnap, Rudolf Descriptions   Carnap, Rudolf
Cartwright, Nancy Descriptions   Cartwright, Nancy
Cavell, Stanley Descriptions   Cavell, Stanley
Chaitin, Gregory Descriptions   Chaitin, Gregory
Chisholm, Roderick Descriptions   Chisholm, Roderick
Cresswell, Maxwell J. Descriptions   Cresswell, Maxwell J.
Davidson, Donald Descriptions   Davidson, Donald
Dennett, Daniel Descriptions   Dennett, Daniel
Dummett, Michael E. Descriptions   Dummett, Michael E.
Field, Hartry Descriptions   Field, Hartry
Fraassen, Bas van Descriptions   Fraassen, Bas van
Frege, Gottlob Descriptions   Frege, Gottlob
Geach, Peter Descriptions   Geach, Peter T.
Goodman, Nelson Descriptions   Goodman, Nelson
Grice, H. Paul Descriptions   Grice, H. Paul
Hacking, Ian Descriptions   Hacking, Ian
Hare, Richard Mervyn Descriptions   Hare, Richard Mervyn
Hintikka, Jaakko Descriptions   Hintikka, Jaakko
Kamp, Hans Descriptions   Kamp, Hans
Kripke, Saul A. Descriptions   Kripke, Saul A.
Lewis, David K. Descriptions   Lewis, David K.
Logic Texts Descriptions   Logic Texts
Maturana, Humberto Descriptions   Maturana, Humberto
Mayr, Ernst Descriptions   Mayr, Ernst
McDowell, John Descriptions   McDowell, John
Millikan, Ruth Descriptions   Millikan, Ruth
Minsky, Marvin Descriptions   Minsky, Marvin
Nagel, Thomas Descriptions   Nagel, Thomas
Ortega y Gasset, José Descriptions   Ortega y Gasset, José
Peacocke, Christopher Descriptions   Peacocke, Christopher
Peirce, Charles Sanders Descriptions   Peirce, Charles Sanders
Prior, Arthur N. Descriptions   Prior, Arthur
Putnam, Hilary Descriptions   Putnam, Hilary
Quine, W.V.O. Descriptions   Quine, Willard Van Orman
Rorty, Richard Descriptions   Rorty, Richard
Russell, Bertrand Descriptions   Russell, Bertrand
Searle, John R. Descriptions   Searle, John R.
Sellars, Wilfrid Descriptions   Sellars, Wilfrid
Spies, Marcus Descriptions   Spies, Marcus
Stalnaker, Robert Descriptions   Stalnaker, Robert
Stegmüller, Wolfgang Descriptions   Stegmüller, Wolfgang
Strawson, Peter F. Descriptions   Strawson, Peter F.
Tugendhat, E. Descriptions   Tugendhat, E.
Wittgenstein, Ludwig Descriptions   Wittgenstein, Ludwig

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