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Extension, philosophy: an object, for example, the planet Venus as a material body, independent from the manner in which it is singled out. In contrast, intension is the way in which the object is given or is represented, e.g. Morning star or Evening star. See also intensions, identity, identity conditions, reference, meaning, assertibility conditions, propositional attitudes, opacity.
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
Brandom, Robert Extensions   Brandom, Robert
Carnap, Rudolf Extensions   Carnap, Rudolf
Field, Hartry Extensions   Field, Hartry
Geach, Peter Extensions   Geach, Peter T.
Goodman, Nelson Extensions   Goodman, Nelson
Kripke, Saul A. Extensions   Kripke, Saul A.
Lewis, David K. Extensions   Lewis, David K.
Putnam, Hilary Extensions   Putnam, Hilary
Quine, W.V.O. Extensions   Quine, Willard Van Orman
Schurz, Gerhard Extensions   Schurz, Gerhard
Searle, John R. Extensions   Searle, John R.
Wright, Crispin Extensions   Wright, Crispin

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