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Descriptions as variables

Santorio, Paolo

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On a popular view dating back to Russell, descriptions, both definite and indefinite alike, work syntactically and semantically like quantifiers. I have an argument against Russell's view. The argument supports a different picture: descriptions can behave

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2013
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/72512
Source: Philosophical Studies
DOI: 10.1007/s11098-013-0095-9

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