The Theory of Singular Direct Reference
Salmon (Nathan)
Source: Salmon - Reference and Essence, 2005, Chapter 1
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Sections

    1. A Formulation of the Theory
    … 1.1 The Orthodox Notion of Sense
    … 1.2 Descriptional Singular Terms
    … 1.3 Relationally Descriptional Singular Terms
    … 1.4 Orthodox Theories and the Theory of Direct Reference
    2. The Arguments
    … 2.1 The Modal1 Arguments
    … 2.2 The Epistemological Arguments
    … 2.3 The Semantical Arguments
    … 2.4 Contextual Factors in Reference
    3. Rigid Designators
    … 3.1 Two Kinds of Rigid Designators: Persistence and Obstinacy
    … 3.2 Proper Names, Nondescriptionality, and Obstinacy
    … 3.3 A Criterion for Obstinacy

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