Putnam’s Theory of Natural Kind Terms
Salmon (Nathan)
Source: Salmon - Reference and Essence, 2005, Chapter 4
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Sections

    10. Putnam’s Theses
    11. Initial Exegetical Remarks
    … 11.1 The ‘is’ of Instantiation
    … 11.2 A Gross Misinterpretation
    … 11.3 A Subtle Misinterpretation
    … 11.4 A Difficulty in Interpretation
    12. First Formulations
    … 12.1 An Initial Formalization
    … 12.2 Time-Slices and Possible World-Slices of Continuant Individuals
    … 12.3 An initial Attempt to Eliminate Possible World-Slices
    13. Cross-World Relations
    … 13.1 Cross-World Construal of Binary Relations
    … 13.2 Intra-World Attributes, Extra-World Attributes, and Cross-World Relations
    … 13.3 A Mechanism for Generating Cross-World Relations
    … 13.4 Nondenoting Singular Terms
    14. Reformulations
    … 14.1 A New Attempts as Formalization
    … 14.2 Thesis (T3)
    … 14.3 Reductionism and Analysis
    … 14.4 Translation into Modal1 Operator Discourse
    15. Further Exegetical Remarks
    … 15.1 Theses (T5) and (T6)
    … 15.2 Thesis (T4)
    … 15.3 Thesis (T7)
    … 15.4 Thesis (T36) Again

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