<!DOCTYPE html><HTML lang="en"> <head><meta charset="utf-8"> <title>Salmon (Nathan) - Putnam s Theory of Natural Kind Terms (Theo Todman's Book Collection - Paper Abstracts) </title> <link href="../../TheosStyle.css" rel="stylesheet" type="text/css"><link rel="shortcut icon" href="../../TT_ICO.png" /></head> <BODY> <CENTER> <div id="header"><HR><h1>Theo Todman's Web Page - Paper Abstracts</h1><HR></div><A name="Top"></A> <TABLE class = "Bridge" WIDTH=950> <tr><th><A HREF = "../../PaperSummaries/PaperSummary_07/PaperSummary_7552.htm">Putnam s Theory of Natural Kind Terms</A></th></tr> <tr><th><A HREF = "../../Authors/S/Author_Salmon (Nathan).htm">Salmon (Nathan)</a></th></tr> <tr><th>Source: Salmon - Reference and Essence, 2005, Chapter 4</th></tr> <tr><th>Paper - Abstract</th></tr> </TABLE> </CENTER> <P><CENTER><TABLE class = "Bridge" WIDTH=200><tr><td><A HREF = "../../PaperSummaries/PaperSummary_07/PaperSummary_7552.htm">Paper Summary</A></td></tr></TABLE></CENTER></P> <hr><P><FONT COLOR = "0000FF"><U>Sections</U><FONT COLOR = "800080"><ol type="1">10. Putnam s Theses<BR>11. Initial Exegetical Remarks<BR>& 11.1 The  is of Instantiation<BR>& 11.2 A Gross Misinterpretation<BR>& 11.3 A Subtle Misinterpretation<BR>& 11.4 A Difficulty in Interpretation<BR>12. First Formulations<BR>& 12.1 An Initial Formalization<BR>& 12.2 Time-Slices and Possible World-Slices of Continuant Individuals<BR>& 12.3 An initial Attempt to Eliminate Possible World-Slices<BR>13. Cross-World Relations<BR>& 13.1 Cross-World Construal of Binary Relations<BR>& 13.2 Intra-World Attributes, Extra-World Attributes, and Cross-World Relations<BR>& 13.3 A Mechanism for Generating Cross-World Relations<BR>& 13.4 Nondenoting Singular Terms<BR>14. Reformulations<BR>& 14.1 A New Attempts as Formalization<BR>& 14.2 Thesis (T3)<BR>& 14.3 Reductionism and Analysis<BR>& 14.4 Translation into <a name="1"></a><A HREF="../../Notes/Notes_1/Notes_121.htm">Modal</A><SUP>1</SUP> Operator Discourse<BR>15. Further Exegetical Remarks<BR>& 15.1 Theses (T5) and (T6)<BR>& 15.2 Thesis (T4)<BR>& 15.3 Thesis (T7)<BR>& 15.4 Thesis (T36) Again</ol></FONT><FONT COLOR = "0000FF"><HR></P><a name="ColourConventions"></a><p><b>Text Colour Conventions (see <A HREF="../../Notes/Notes_10/Notes_1025.htm">disclaimer</a>)</b></p><OL TYPE="1"><LI><FONT COLOR = "0000FF">Blue</FONT>: Text by me; &copy; Theo Todman, 2018</li><LI><FONT COLOR = "800080">Mauve</FONT>: Text by correspondent(s) or other author(s); &copy; the author(s)</li></OL> <BR><HR><BR><CENTER> <TABLE class = "Bridge" WIDTH=950> <TR><TD WIDTH="30%">&copy; Theo Todman, June 2007 - August 2018.</TD> <TD WIDTH="40%">Please address any comments on this page to <A HREF="mailto:theo@theotodman.com">theo@theotodman.com</A>.</TD> <TD WIDTH="30%">File output: <time datetime="2018-08-03T00:13" pubdate>03/08/2018 00:13:24</time> <br><A HREF="../../Notes/Notes_10/Notes_1010.htm">Website Maintenance Dashboard</A></TD></TR> <TD WIDTH="30%"><A HREF="#Top">Return to Top of this Page</A></TD> <TD WIDTH="40%"><A HREF="../../Notes/Notes_11/Notes_1140.htm">Return to Theo Todman's Philosophy Page</A></TD> <TD WIDTH="30%"><A HREF="../../index.htm">Return to Theo Todman's Home Page</A></TD> </TR></TABLE></CENTER><HR> </BODY> </HTML>