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  1. Sean Crawford (2012). De Re and De Dicto Explanation of Action. Philosophia 40 (4):783-798.score: 696.0
    This paper argues for an account of the relation between thought ascription and the explanation of action according to which de re ascriptions and de dicto ascriptions of thought each form the basis for two different kinds of action explanations, nonrationalizing and rationalizing ones. The claim that de dicto ascriptions explain action is familiar and virtually beyond dispute; the claim that that de re ascriptions are explanatory of action, however, is not at all familiar and indeed has mostly (...)
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  2. Emar Maier (2009). Presupposing Acquaintance: A Unified Semantics for de Dicto, de Re and de Se Belief Reports. Linguistics and Philosophy 32 (5):429--474.score: 678.0
    This paper deals with the semantics of de dicto , de re and de se belief reports. First, I flesh out in some detail the established, classical theories that assume syntactic distinctions between all three types of reports. I then propose a new, unified analysis, based on two ideas discarded by the classical theory. These are: (i) modeling the de re/de dicto distinction as a difference in scope, and (ii) analyzing de se as merely a special case of (...)
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  3. Ezra Keshet (2010). Split Intensionality: A New Scope Theory of de Re and de Dicto. [REVIEW] Linguistics and Philosophy 33 (4):251-283.score: 678.0
    The traditional scope theory of intensionality (STI) (see Russell 1905; Montague 1973; Ladusaw 1977; Ogihara 1992, 1996; Stowell 1993) is simple, elegant, and, for the most part, empirically adequate. However, a few quite troubling counterexamples to this theory have lead researchers to propose alternatives, such as positing null situation pronouns (Percus 2000) or actuality operators (Kamp 1971; Cresswell 1990) in the syntax of natural language. These innovative theories do correct the undergeneration of the original scope theory, but at a cost: (...)
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  4. Adele Mercier (1998). On Communication-Based De Re Thought, Commitments De Dicto and Word Individuation. In R. Stainton & Murasagi (eds.), Philosophy and Linguistics. Westview Press. 85--111.score: 597.0
    Provides an account of how necessary subjective syntactic investments on the part of speakers affect the semantic contents of their words and the possibilities for their thought-contents.
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  5. Manuel Rebuschi & Tero Tulenheimo (2011). Between de Dicto and de Re: De Objecto Attitudes. Philosophical Quarterly 61 (245):828-838.score: 516.0
    Hintikka's second generation epistemic logic introduces a syntactic device allowing to express independence relations between certain logical constants. De re knowledge attributions can be reformulated in terms of quantifier independence, but the reformulation does not extend to non-factive attitudes like belief. There, formulae with independent quantifiers serve to express a new type of attitude, intermediate between de dicto and de re, called ‘de objecto’: in each possible world compatible with the agent's belief, there is an individual with the specified (...)
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  6. Ken Taylor (2002). De Re And De Dicto: Against The Conventional Wisdom. Noûs 36 (s16):225-265.score: 516.0
    Conventional wisdom has it that there is a class of attitude ascriptions such that in making an ascription of that sort, the ascriber undertakes a commitment to specify the contents of the ascribee’s head in what might be called a notionally sensitive, ascribee-centered way. In making such an ascription, the ascriber is supposed to undertake a commitment to specify the modes of presentation, concepts or notions under which the ascribee cognizes the objects (and properties) that her beliefs are about. Consequently, (...)
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  7. Ulrich Nortmann (2002). The Logic of Necessity in Aristotle--An Outline of Approaches to the Modal Syllogistic, Together with a General Account of de Dicto - and de Re -Necessity. History and Philosophy of Logic 23 (4):253-265.score: 516.0
    This article investigates the prospect of giving de dicto- and de re-necessity a uniform treatment. The historical starting point is a puzzle raised by Aristotle's claim, advanced in one of the modal chapters of his Prior Analytics, that universally privative apodeictic premises simply convert. As regards the Prior and the Posterior Analytics, the data suggest a representation of propositions of the type in question by doubly modally qualified formulae of modal predicate logic that display a necessity operator in two (...)
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  8. Michael Wreen (1986). Plantinga on the De Dicto/De Re Distinction. Grazer Philosophische Studien 27:49-55.score: 516.0
    Over the past fifteen years or so the distinction between de diclo and de re modality has been revived and pressed into service in a number of areas of philosophy. In "Plantinga on the De Dicto/De Re Distinction" it is argued that one prominent argument/persuasion advanced for making the distinction in the first place is unsound. The argument for making the distinction attempts to elicit rational acceptance of it by clearly illustrating it with a proposition that is false when (...)
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  9. Kit Fine (1978). Model Theory for Modal Logic Part I—the de Re/de Dicto Distinction. Journal of Philosophical Logic 7 (1):125 - 156.score: 465.0
  10. G. W. Fitch (1981). Names and the 'de Re — de Dicto' Distinction. Philosophical Studies 39 (1):25 - 34.score: 465.0
  11. James D. Carney (1983). Names and the de Re/de Dicto Distinction. Philosophia 12 (3-4):357-361.score: 465.0
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  12. Richard Aquila (1981). De Re, de Dicto, and Naturalism. Journal of Philosophy 78 (11):718-719.score: 465.0
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  13. Saul A. Kripke (1985). Review: Kit Fine, Model Theory for Modal Logic. Part I--The de Re/De Dicto Distinction; Kit Fine, Model Theory for Modal Logic--Part II. The Elimination of de Re Modality; Kit Fine, Model Theory for Modal Logic--Part III. Existence and Predication. [REVIEW] Journal of Symbolic Logic 50 (4):1083-1093.score: 465.0
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  14. M. DUŽÍ (forthcoming). Znovu o Homonymii, de Re/de Dicto a Významu. Organon F.score: 465.0
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  15. Thomas McKay & Michael Nelson (2005). The de Re/de Dicto Distinction. Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy. Retrieved 15:2010.score: 465.0
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  16. Márta Ujvári (2012). Prior's Fable and the Limits of de Re Possibility. Synthese 188 (3):459-467.score: 453.0
    Prior's hitherto unpublished "Fable of the Four Preachers" illuminates the connection of the metaphysical issues of trans-world identity with moral trans-world continuity. The paper shows Prior's position with regard to genuine de re temporal possibility of individuals on the basis of chapter VIII of his Papers on Time and Tense. His position is that radical coming-into-being is not a genuine de re temporal possibility of individuals since there is no identifiable individual, before birth, who could be the subject of such (...)
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  17. Luis Vega Reñón (2011). De dicto/de re. In Luis Vega and Paula Olmos (ed.), Compendio de Lógica, Argumentación y Retórica. Editorial Trotta.score: 453.0
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  18. Gérold Stahl (1976). Quelques relations entre temporalité de re et temporalité de dicto et leur extension aux modalités. Revue Philosophique de la France Et de L'Étranger 166 (2):165 - 178.score: 453.0
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  19. M. Nida-Rümelin (1992). De-re-versus de-dicto-Bewertungen der Existenz von Personen: eine anomalie der Ex-post-facto-Beurteilung von Entscheidungen. Conceptus 26 (68-69):97-105.score: 444.0
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  20. Roderick Chisholm (1976). Knowledge and Belief: 'De Dicto' and 'de Re'. [REVIEW] Philosophical Studies 29 (1):1 - 20.score: 435.0
  21. Alvin Plantinga (1969). De Re Et de Dicto. Noûs 3 (3):235-258.score: 435.0
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  22. Ernest Sosa (1970). Propositional Attitudes De Dicto and De Re. Journal of Philosophy 67 (21):883-896.score: 435.0
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  23. Baruch A. Brody (1972). De Re and de Dicto Interpretations of Modal Logic or a Return to an Aristotelean Essentialism. Philosophia 2 (1-2):117-136.score: 435.0
  24. A. N. Prior (1952). Modality de Dicto and Modality de Re. Theoria 18 (3):174-180.score: 435.0
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  25. J. N. Mohanty (1982). Husserlian Phenomenology and the de Re and de Dicto Intentionalities. Research in Phenomenology 12 (1):1-12.score: 435.0
  26. Pavel Tichý (1978). De Dicto and de Re. Philosophia 8 (1):1-16.score: 435.0
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  27. Justin Broackes (1986). Belief de Re and de Dicto. Philosophical Quarterly 36 (144):374-383.score: 435.0
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  28. Richard Campbell (1964). Modality de Dicto and de Re. Australasian Journal of Philosophy 42 (3):345 – 359.score: 435.0
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  29. Joseph L. Camp Jr (1971). Plantinga on de Dicto and de Re. Noûs 5 (2):215-225.score: 435.0
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  30. Ernest Sosa (1971). Sosa on Propositional Attitudes de Dicto and de Re: Rejoinder to Hintikka. Journal of Philosophy 68 (16):498-501.score: 435.0
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  31. Jaakko Hintikka (1971). Sosa on Propositional Attitudes de Dicto and de Re. Journal of Philosophy 68 (16):489-497.score: 435.0
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  32. Thomas Jager (1987). De Re and de Dicto. Notre Dame Journal of Formal Logic 29 (1):81-90.score: 435.0
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  33. Nathan Salmon (1997). Is de Re Belief Reducible to de Dicto? Canadian Journal of Philosophy 27 (sup1):85-110.score: 435.0
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  34. Martin Bell (1982). The "De Dicto/De Re" Distinction in Relation to Actions. Proceedings of the Aristotelian Society 83:159 - 173.score: 435.0
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  35. Andrzej Cieśluk (2009). De re i de dicto. Diametros 22:134-150.score: 435.0
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  36. Duží Marie (2001). Homonymie, de Dicto/de Re a Význam. Organon F 8 (3):235-251.score: 435.0
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  37. Duží Marie (2001). Znovu o Homonymii, de Dicto/de Re a Významu. Organon F 8 (4):409-411.score: 435.0
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  38. Kenneth A. Taylor (2002). De Re and De Dicto: Against the Conventional Wisdom. Noûs 36 (s16):225 - 265.score: 435.0
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  39. Roland J. Teske (1992). William of Auvergne on De Re and De Dicto Necessity. The Modern Schoolman 69 (2):111-121.score: 435.0
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  40. G. Cora (1988). 'De Re'and'de Dicto'-Modal Reference and Possibility in Aristotle. Verifiche: Rivista Trimestrale di Scienze Umane 17 (1-2):3-60.score: 435.0
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  41. Jaegwon Kim (1997). Chisholm on Intentionality: De Se, de Re, and de Dicto. In Lewis Edwin Hahn (ed.), The Philosophy of Roderick M. Chisholm. Chicago: Open Court.score: 435.0
  42. Duží Marie (2000). De Re Vs. De Dicto. Organon F 7 (4):365-378.score: 435.0
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  43. A. R. Turquette (1955). Review: A. N. Prior, Modality de Dicto and Modality de Re. [REVIEW] Journal of Symbolic Logic 20 (2):167-167.score: 435.0
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  44. Gideon Yaffe (2011). Trying to Kill the Dead : De Dicto and De Re Intention in Attempted Crimes. In Andrei Marmor & Scott Soames (eds.), Philosophical Foundations of Language in the Law. Oxford University Press, Usa.score: 435.0
     
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  45. Michael Kaminski (1997). The Elimination of de Re Formulas. Journal of Philosophical Logic 26 (4):411-422.score: 432.0
    It is shown that de re formulas are eliminable in the modal logic S5 extended with the axiom scheme □∃xφ ⊃ ∃x□φ.
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  46. Vanessa Carbonell (2013). De Dicto Desires and Morality as Fetish. Philosophical Studies 163 (2):459-477.score: 381.0
    Abstract It would be puzzling if the morally best agents were not so good after all. Yet one prominent account of the morally best agents ascribes to them the exact motivational defect that has famously been called a “fetish.” The supposed defect is a desire to do the right thing, where this is read de dicto . If the morally best agents really are driven by this de dicto desire, and if this de dicto desire is really (...)
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  47. Paul Thom (2003). De Re Modality and the New Essentialism: A Dilemma. Notre Dame Journal of Formal Logic 44 (4):189-199.score: 381.0
    In his book The Philosophy of Nature, Ellis presents "the new essentialism" as resting on the notions of a property, an intrinsic property, an essential property, natural necessity and possibility, a natural kind, a fixed natural kind, and a natural law. The present paper argues that (1) the central notions in this group are susceptible of a logical analysis, (2) Ellis's notion of natural possibility has a historical precedent in the work of Abéelard, (3) the notion of natural possibility contains (...)
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  48. Ross Inman (2014). De Re Essentialism, Species, and Modal Ambiguity. Metaphysica 15 (1).score: 381.0
    I offer a concise critique of a recurring line of reasoning advanced by Joseph LaPorte and Samir Okasha that all modern species concepts render the view that biological organisms essentially belong to their species empirically untenable. The argument, I claim, trades on a crucial modal ambiguity that collapses the de re/de dicto distinction. Contra their claim that the continued adherence of such a view on behalf of contemporary metaphysicians stems from the latter’s ignorance of developments in modern biology, the (...)
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  49. Ari Maunu (2002). A Problem with De Re Belief Ascriptions, with a Consequence to Substitutivity. Philosophia 29 (1-4):411-421.score: 363.0
    It is shown that the coherence of de re belief ascriptions is doubtful in view of certain plausible principles. Subsequently, it is argued, the standard argument against substitutivity in de dicto ascriptions loses some of its power. Also, some possible reactions to these results are considered.
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  50. Emar Maier (2011). On the Roads to de Se. Proceedings of Salt 21 (1):393--412.score: 300.0
    It is rather uncontroversial that there are different ways to report de se attitudes, but there is still disagreement about the number and the nature of the different mechanisms at work. Following Anand (2006), I distinguish three types of de se reporting: one a special case of de re, another expressed by shifted indexicals, and a third expressed by dedicated de se pronouns. For the first two I propose reductions to de re and de dicto reporting, respectively, couched in (...)
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