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Published by Center for the Study of Language and Inf .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Metaphysics & ontology,
  • Philosophy,
  • Linguistics,
  • Language Arts / Linguistics / Literacy,
  • Semantics,
  • Metaphysics,
  • Philosophy / General,
  • Philosophy / Metaphysics,
  • General,
  • Ontology

Book details:

Edition Notes

ContributionsAnthony Everett (Editor), Thomas Hofweber (Editor)
The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages352
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8746355M
ISBN 101575862549
ISBN 109781575862545

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Find helpful customer reviews and review ratings for Empty Names, Fiction and the Puzzles of Non-Existence (Lecture Notes) at Read 3/5.   Contributions of some of the most important researchers working in empty names, fiction, and the puzzles of non-existence. The book contains a comprehensive introductory essay by the editors which provides a survey of the philosophical issues concerning empty names, the various responses to these issues, and the literature to date.3/5(1). Anthony Everett is the author of Empty Names, Fiction and the Puzzles of Non-Existence ( avg rating, 1 rating, 0 reviews, published ), Nonexisten /5(2). ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xxi, pages: illustrations ; 24 cm: Contents: Much ado about nothing / Anthony Everett, Thomas Hofweber --Pleonastic Fregianism and empty names / Stephen Schiffer --Emptiness without compromise / Kenneth A. Taylor --Referentialism and empty names / .

EMPTY NAMES, FICTION AND THE PUZZLES OF NON-EXISTENCE edited by Anthony Everett & Thomas Hofweber fiction and the puzzles of non-existence / [edited by] Anthony J. Everett, Thomas Hofiveber. QUANTIFICATION AND FICTIONAL DISCOURSE / fiction" fictional persons, buildings, cities, and so In this paper. Empty Names, Fiction and the Puzzle of Non-Existence Author Anthony Everett, Thomas Hofweber Publisher MCambridge University Press, Edition/Format Book: English ISBN Responsibility edited by Anthony Everett, Thomas Hofweber. 目次 編集. Much Ado About Nothing Anthony Everett, Thomas Hofweber. Empty Names, Fiction and the Puzzles of Non-Existence 作者: Everett, Anthony; Hofweber, Thomas; 出版社: Center for the Study of Language and Inf 出版年: 页数: 定价: USD 装帧: Hardcover ISBN: View Notes - Quantification_Fictional_Discourse from PHILOSOPHY CC13 at University of Delhi. EMPTY NAMES, FICTION AND THE PUZZLES OF NON—EXISTENCE edited by Anthony Everett & Thomas Hofweber F.

Empty Names, Fiction, and the Puzzles of Non-existence. Thomas Everett, Hofweber, Anthony Fiction and the Puzzles of Non-Existence. T. Hofweber & A. Everett (eds.) A Cognitive Theory of Empty Names. Eduardo García-Ramírez - - .   In recent years a number of authors sympathetic to Referentialistaccounts of proper names have argued that utterances containingempty names express `gappy,' or incomplete, propositions. In this paper I want to take issue with this particular, I argue versions of this approach developedby David Braun, Nathan Salmon, Ken Taylor, and Cited by: Books by Anthony Everett. Empty Names, Fiction and the Puzzles of Non-Existence Anthony Everett. About the Author. Free E-book Of The Month. Gillian O'Brien. Blood Runs Green. The Murder That Transfixed Gilded Age Chicago. Get it for free! About E . Empty Names and Negative Existentials. A direct argument for the claim that a name’s meaning is the cluster condition determining its reference comes from a consideration of claims of nonexistence (or “negative existentials”): Consider this example. If one says “Moses did not exist”, this may mean various things.