Naming and Necessity: Lecture III
Kripke (Saul)
Source: Kripke - Naming and Necessity, 1980, Chapter 3
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Sections1

  1. Summary So Far
  2. Essences and “de re” Modality2
  3. The Essentiality of Origins
  4. Nominal Essences
  5. Natural Kinds3
  6. Species
  7. Are there Degrees of Necessity?
  8. Non-epistemological Necessity
  9. Essence Again
  10. Examples
    • 10.1 Water as H2O
    • 10.2 Light
    • 10.3 Heat
    • 10.4 Lightening
    • 10.5 Summary
  11. Recapitulation
    • 11.1 Singular and General Terms (Mill)
    • 11.2 Species Terms and Proper Names
    • 11.3 Properties and Natural Kinds4
    • 11.4 Science & Natural Kinds5
    • 11.5 Transmission of the Name of a Natural Kind6
    • 11.6 Primary & Secondary Qualities
    • 11.7 Objections to the Necessary a Posteriori
    • 11.8 Kripke’s Response to the Above Objections
    • 11.9 Qualitative Contingent Statements
  12. The Mind-Brain Identity Theory
  13. Token-Token Identity Theories
  14. Type-Type Identity Theories
  15. Analogies: C-fibres / Molecular Motion versus Pain / Heat
  16. Another Analogy – “What God had to Do”
  17. Identity Between Brain and Mind can’t be Contingent


Write-up7 (as at 01/08/2017 00:11:31): Kripke - Naming and Necessity - Lecture III

I wrote a detailed review and analysis of the whole book – "Kripke (Saul) - Naming and Necessity" – when an undergraduate at Birkbeck. This document is still in a single pdf (see this link). However, I intend to break it out into individual Notes by Section. The “sectioning” is not Kripke’s, but relates to my analysis in the above document.
This note will relate to "Kripke (Saul) - Naming and Necessity: Lecture III".


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