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Descriptions with an attitude problem
journal contributionposted on 2023-06-08, 09:40 authored by Murali Ramachandran
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.
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