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The Identification Criterion for Propositions

  • Paul Gochet
Part of the Synthese Library book series (SYLI, volume 98)

Abstract

Now that we have surveyed the philosophical disciplines where the concept of the proposition plays a role, we must answer a critical question which our method prevented us from asking: what is the criterion of identity, the principle of individuation, for propositions?

Keywords

Propositional Content Illocutionary Force Abstraction Operator Inconsistent Belief Propositional Identity 
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© D. Reidel Publishing Company, Dordrecht, Holland 1980

Authors and Affiliations

  • Paul Gochet
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  1. 1.Department of PhilosophyState University of LiègeBelgium

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