Descriptions with an attitude problem

Ramachandran, Murali (2009) Descriptions with an attitude problem. Philosophical Quarterly, 59 (237). pp. 721-723. ISSN 0031-8094

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It is well known that Russell's theory of descriptions has difficulties with descriptions occurring within desire reports. I consider a flawed argument from such a case to the conclusion that descriptions have a referring use, some responses to this argument on behalf of the Russellian, and finally rejoinders to these responses which press the point home.

Item Type: Article
Schools and Departments: School of History, Art History and Philosophy > Philosophy
Depositing User: Murali Ramachandran
Date Deposited: 06 Feb 2012 21:19
Last Modified: 09 Jul 2012 08:27
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