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Referents and Fixing Reference

  • Howard WettsteinEmail author
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Part of the Perspectives in Pragmatics, Philosophy & Psychology book series (PEPRPHPS, volume 20)

Abstract

The first of the following two notes concerns the notion of a referent; the second explores an idea that became central in the field with the publication of Kripke’s Naming and Necessity: reference fixing.

Notes

Acknowledgements

I am grateful to Richard Mendelsohn for extremely helpful comments on previous drafts.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of PhilosophyUniversity of CaliforniaRiversideUSA

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