David Bourget (Western Ontario)
David Chalmers (ANU, NYU)
Rafael De Clercq
Jack Alan Reynolds
Learn more about PhilPapers
Philosophical Review 115 (4):487-516 (2006)
It is a characteristically Fregean thesis that the sense expressed by an expression is the linguistic meaning of that expression. Sense can play this role for Frege since it meets fundamental desiderata for meaning, that it be universal and invariantly expressed and objectively the same for everyone who knows the language. It has been argued,1 however, that, as a general thesis about natural languages, the identi cation of sense and meaning cannot be sustained since it is in con ict with another characteristically Fregean thesis, that sense uniquely determines reference. The argument is quite simple and can be outlined as follows. Assume the two theses we have just stated.
|Keywords||No keywords specified (fix it)|
|Categories||categorize this paper)|
Setup an account with your affiliations in order to access resources via your University's proxy server
Configure custom proxy (use this if your affiliation does not provide a proxy)
|Through your library|
References found in this work BETA
No references found.
Citations of this work BETA
Richard Heck & Robert May (2011). The Composition of Thoughts. Noûs 45 (1):126-166.
Imogen Dickie & Gurpreet Rattan (2010). Sense, Communication, and Rational Engagement. Dialectica 64 (2):131-151.
Similar books and articles
Barbara Fultner (2005). Referentiality in Frege and Heidegger. Philosophy and Social Criticism 31 (1):37-52.
Tim Crane (1992). Names, Sense and Kripke’s Puzzle. From the Logical Point of View 2:11-26.
Dale Jacquette (2011). Frege on Identity as a Relation of Names. Metaphysica 12 (1):51-72.
Michael Dummett (1976). I. Frege as a Realist. Inquiry 19 (1-4):455-468.
Carlo Penco (2003). Frege: Two Theses, Two Senses. History and Philosophy of Logic 24 (2):87-109.
Wolfgang Künne (2010). Sense, Reference and Hybridity. Dialectica 64 (4):529-551.
Edward Harcourt (1999). Frege on 'I', 'Now', 'Today' and Some Other Linguistic Devices. Synthese 121 (3):329 - 356.
Added to index2009-01-28
Total downloads418 ( #1,177 of 1,725,558 )
Recent downloads (6 months)336 ( #170 of 1,725,558 )
How can I increase my downloads?