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  1. Comparing Frege and Russell.Kent Bach - manuscript
    Frege's and Russell's views are obviously different, but because of certain superficial similarities in how they handle certain famous puzzles about proper names, they are often assimilated. Where proper names are concerned, both Frege and Russell are often described together as "descriptivists." But their views are fundamentally different. To see that, let's look at the puzzle of names without bearers, as it arises in the context of Mill's purely referential theory of proper names, aka the 'Fido'-Fido theory.
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  2. The Sense of Reference: Intentionality in Frege.Gilead Bar-Elli - 1996 - De Gruyter.
    Chapter: Sense and Intentionality A: Reference and Sense — Preliminary Remarks Few people during Frege's lifetime paid due attention to his work and its ...
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  3. Reference and Sense: An Epitome.David Bell - 1984 - Philosophical Quarterly 34 (136):369-372.
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  4. Neo-Fregean Thoughts.Steven E. Boer - 1989 - Philosophical Perspectives 3:187-224.
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  5. Sense and Meaning.João Branquinho - 2005 - In Cognition and Content. Lisboa, Portugal:
    This paper discusses some relations between the notion of Fregean sense and the notion of linguistic meaning. It argues that these notions come apart from one another even in the case of non-indexical expressions. In particular, synonymous non-indexical expressions may be assigned different Fregean senses with respect to certain contexts of use.
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  6. Aristotle’s Semiotic Triangles and Pyramids.John Corcoran - 2015 - Bulletin of Symbolic Logic 21 (1):198-9.
    Imagine an equilateral triangle “pointing upward”—its horizontal base under its apex angle. A semiotic triangle has the following three “vertexes”: (apex) an expression, (lower-left) one of the expression’s conceptual meanings or senses, and (lower-right) the referent or denotation determined by the sense [1, pp. 88ff]. One example: the eight-letter string ‘coleslaw’ (apex), the concept “coleslaw” (lower-left), and the salad coleslaw (lower-right) [1, p. 84f]. Using Church’s terminology [2, pp. 6, 41]—modifying Frege’s—the word ‘coleslaw’ expresses the concept “coleslaw”, the word ‘coleslaw’ (...)
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  7. Frege on Identity. The Transition From Begriffsschrift to Über Sinn Und Bedeutung.Valentin Sorin Costreie - 2012 - Logos and Episteme 3 (2):297-308.
    The goal of the paper is to offer an explanation why Frege has changed his Begriffsschrift account of identity to the one presented in Über Sinn und Bedeutung.The main claim of the paper is that in order to better understand Frege’s motivation for the introduction of his distinction between sense and reference, which marks his change of views, one should place this change in its original setting, namely the broader framework of Frege’s fundamental preoccupations with the foundations of arithmetic and (...)
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  8. Frege.Charles Crittenden - 1993 - Review of Metaphysics 46 (3):607-608.
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  9. Fregean Facts.Dalia Drai - 2017 - Acta Analytica 32 (2):161-168.
    Two important Fregean ideas appear to conflict. The first is that a thought can be decomposed in different ways, and the second is that a thought is constituted by the senses of its constituents. This paper is a defense of Dummett’s suggestion of a way to reconcile between those two theses through the claim that although the same thought can be structured in different ways by different sentences; one of the structures is privileged. My defense focuses on the charge raised (...)
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  10. The Slingshot Argument: An Improved Version.Dalia Drai - 2002 - Ratio 15 (2):194–204.
    In the paper I exploit Frege's notions of sense and synonymity in order to amend the slingshot argument. The main emendation is to replace the assumption about logical equivalence by an assumption about synonymity. While the replaced assumption begs the question about the reference of sentences, the replacing assumption has much more theoretical support from Frege's general conception of sense and reference and the relation between them. In the paper I use a specific notion of synonymity which I believe is (...)
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  11. A Note on Frege on Sense.V. H. Dudman - 1969 - Australasian Journal of Philosophy 47 (2):119 – 122.
    This brief note shows that the following three tenets, All to be found in frege's "on sense and reference", Form an inconsistent triad: (1) two proper names express the same sense iff their identity-Sentence "contains no actual knowledge"; (2) sentences are proper names; (3) if in a sentence we replace one proper name by another having a different sense, "we see that in such a case the thought changes".
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  12. Frege.Richard Eldridge - 1984 - Review of Metaphysics 37 (3):619-621.
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  13. Why the New Theorist May Still Need to Explain Cognitive Significance but Not Mind Doing It.Pieranna Garavaso - 2001 - Philosophia 28 (1-4):455-465.
    In "Has Semantics Rested on a Mistake?", Howard Wettstein denies that semantics must account for cognitive significance. He thus rejects Frege's condition of adequacy for semantics and rids the new theorists from seemingly intractable puzzles. In a more recent article, Wettstein claims that not only reference but even cognitive significance is not a matter of how the referent is presented to the mind of the speaker. In this paper, I submit that the crucial element in the debate between new theorists (...)
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  14. Die Bedeutung von 'Wahr' Und 'Wahrheit'.Moltke S. Gram - 1985 - Review of Metaphysics 38 (3):623-626.
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  15. A Pinch of Salt for Frege.Karen Green - 2006 - Synthese 150 (2):209-228.
    Michael Dummett has argued that a formal semantics for our language is inadequate unless it can be shown to illuminate to our actual practice of speaking and understanding. This paper argues that Frege’s account of the semantics of predicate expressions according to which the reference of a predicate is a concept (a function from objects to truth values) has exactly the required characteristics. The first part of the paper develops a model for understanding the distinction between objects and concepts as (...)
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  16. Logical Renovations-Restoring Frege Functions.Karen Green - 1992 - Pacific Philosophical Quarterly 73 (4):315-334.
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  17. Frege and Other Philosophers.Reinhardt Grossmann - 1992 - Review of Metaphysics 45 (4):852-854.
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  18. Frege in Perspective.Reinhardt Grossmann - 1991 - Review of Metaphysics 45 (1):156-157.
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  19. The Interpretation of Frege's Philosophy.William Gustason - 1983 - Review of Metaphysics 36 (3):706-709.
  20. The Frege Puzzle One More Time.Martin Hahn - 1995 - In Petr Kotatko & John Biro (eds.), Frege: Sense and Reference One Hundred Years Later. Kluwer Academic Publishers. pp. 169--183.
  21. Frege and the Logic of Sense and Reference.Robert M. Harnish - 2003 - Review of Metaphysics 56 (4):886-887.
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  22. Frege's Puzzle.Jennifer Hornsby - 1987 - Philosophical Books 28 (3):161-163.
  23. Two Problems Concerning Frege's Distinction Between Concepts and Objects.Leon Horsten - 1989 - Logique Et Analyse 127 (27):267-284.
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  24. Frege's Theory of Judgment.B. J. - 1980 - Review of Metaphysics 34 (2):371-373.
  25. Frege.L. J. - 1974 - Review of Metaphysics 28 (1):121-121.
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  26. A Fregean Solution to the Paradox of Analysis.Dale Jacquette - 1990 - Grazer Philosophische Studien 37:59-73.
    The paradox of analysis is the problem of formulating analyses that avoid the metaphilosophical dilemma of uninformativeness where analysandum and analysans are identical in meaning, and incorrectness or unsoundness where analysandum and analysans are nonidentical in meaning. Frege's distinction between sense and reference supports an intentional solution to the paradox, incorporating Roderick M. Chisholm's concept of converse intentional properties. Formal definitions of unrestricted Leibnizian or conceptual identity and referential identity or codesignation are provided, under which analysanda and analysantia are referentially (...)
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  27. Reflections on Frege's Philosophy. [REVIEW]J. W. K. - 1971 - Review of Metaphysics 25 (1):125-125.
  28. Frege.Charles F. Kielkopf - 1987 - Review of Metaphysics 41 (2):372-373.
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  29. Gottlob Frege.Robert H. Kimball - 1986 - Review of Metaphysics 40 (1):119-120.
  30. Circles and Fixed Points in Description Theories of Reference.Frederick Kroon - 1989 - Noûs 23 (3):373 - 382.
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  31. Causal Descriptivism.Frederick W. Kroon - 1987 - Australasian Journal of Philosophy 65 (1):1 – 17.
  32. Getting Straight on How Russell Underestimated Frege.Adam P. Kubiak & Piotr Lipski - 2014 - Roczniki Filozoficzne 62 (4):121-134.
    Bertrand Russell in his essay On Denoting [1905] presented a theory of description developed in response to the one proposed by Gottlob Frege in his paper Über Sinn und Bedeutung [1892]. The aim of our work will be to show that Russell underestimated Frege three times over in presenting the latter’s work: in relation to the Gray’s Elegy argument, to the Ferdinand argument, and to puzzles discussed by Russell. First, we will discuss two claims of Russell’s which do not do (...)
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  33. Nominalization, Specification, and Investigation.Richard Lawrence - 2017 - Dissertation, University of California, Berkeley
    Frege famously held that numbers play the role of objects in our language and thought, and that this role is on display when we use sentences like "The number of Jupiter's moons is four". I argue that this role is an example of a general pattern that also encompasses persons, times, locations, reasons, causes, and ways of appearing or acting. These things are 'objects' simply in the sense that they are answers to questions: they are the sort of thing we (...)
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  34. On the "Gray's Elegy" Argument and its Bearing on Frege's Theory of Sense.James Levine - 2004 - Philosophy and Phenomenological Research 69 (2):251–295.
    In his recent book, "The Metaphysicians of Meaning" (2000), Gideon Makin argues that in the so-called "Gray's Elegy" argument (the GEA) in "On Denoting", Russell provides decisive arguments against not only his own theory of denoting concepts but also Frege's theory of sense. I argue that by failing to recognize fundamental differences between the two theories, Makin fails to recognize that the GEA has less force against Frege's theory than against Russell's own earlier theory. While I agree with many aspects (...)
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  35. Demonstrative Reference and Cognitive Significance.Ronald Loeffler - 2001 - Synthese 128 (3):229 - 244.
  36. You and Me.Guy Longworth - 2014 - Philosophical Explorations 17 (3):289-303.
    Are there distinctively second-personal thoughts? I clarify the question and present considerations in favour of a view on which some second-personal thoughts are distinctive. Specifically, I suggest that some second-personal thoughts are distinctive in also being first-personal thoughts. Thus, second-personal thinking provides a way of sharing another person's first-personal thoughts.
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  37. Frege and Language.Dorothea Lotter - 2005 - Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy.
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  38. A Study of Frege.P. J. M. - 1966 - Review of Metaphysics 19 (4):819-819.
  39. Frege, Kant, and the Logic in Logicism.John MacFarlane - 2002 - Philosophical Review 111 (1):25-65.
    Let me start with a well-known story. Kant held that logic and conceptual analysis alone cannot account for our knowledge of arithmetic: “however we might turn and twist our concepts, we could never, by the mere analysis of them, and without the aid of intuition, discover what is the sum [7+5]” (KrV, B16). Frege took himself to have shown that Kant was wrong about this. According to Frege’s logicist thesis, every arithmetical concept can be defined in purely logical terms, and (...)
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  40. Meaning and Use.A. Margalit (ed.) - 1979 - Reidel.
    This book contains a collection of papers presented at the Second Jerusalem Philosophical Encounter and is dedicated to the late Yehoshua Bar-Hillel.
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  41. Frege's Referential Dualism Concerning Proper Names.Paulo Roberto Margutti-Pinto - 1999 - Manuscrito 22:117.
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  42. 4 Substitution, Identity, and the Subject-Predicate Structure.Genoveva Martı - 2007 - In Michael O'Rourke Corey Washington (ed.), Situating Semantics: Essays on the Philosophy of John Perry. pp. 93.
    One of the many important tasks of semantics is to provide an account of the substitution patterns of a language—that is, to furnish an explanation of the conditions under which semantic values of complexes are preserved when components are replaced. The importance of this issue is plain: we only have to recall the debates regarding substitutivity between proponents of direct reference theories and advocates of some version of Fregeanism, as well as the disagreements among different proponents of direct reference theories (...)
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  43. Frege on Indexicals.Robert May - 2006 - Philosophical Review 115 (4):487-516.
    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 (...)
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  44. The Invariance of Sense.Robert May - 2006 - Journal of Philosophy 103 (3):111-144.
    How many senses can a given name have, with its reference held fixed? One, more than one? One answer that most would agree to is that sense is unique for each utterance of a name, that is, that a name can have no more than one sense on any given occasion. But is sense unique in any stronger sense than this? The answer that is typically attributed to Frege is that there is not, that, as Tyler Burge puts it, 1 (...)
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  45. Evans's Frege.John McDowell - 2005 - In José Luis Bermúdez (ed.), Thought, Reference, and Experience: Themes From the Philosophy of Gareth Evans. Clarendon Press.
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  46. Frege in Context.Nikolay Milkov - 2001 - British Journal for the History of Philosophy 9 (3):557 – 570.
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  47. Reviews Truth, Thought, Reason: Essays on Frege by Tyler Burge Clarendon Press, Oxford, 2005, Pp. 419 + XII.Alan Millar - 2008 - Philosophy 83 (2):275-279.
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  48. Loosing the Word–Concept Tie.Ruth Garrett Millikan - 2011 - Aristotelian Society Supplementary Volume 85 (1):125-143.
    Sainsbury and Tye (2011) propose that, in the case of names and other simple extensional terms, we should substitute for Frege's second level of content—for his senses—a second level of meaning vehicle—words in the language of thought. I agree. They also offer a theory of atomic concept reference—their ‘originalist’ theory—which implies that people knowing the same word have the ‘same concept’. This I reject, arguing for a symmetrical rather than an originalist theory of concept reference, claiming that individual concepts are (...)
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  49. Sinn and Bedeutung, Studien Zu Frege and Wittgenstein.J. N. Mohanty - 1984 - Review of Metaphysics 38 (1):116-117.
  50. The Names of Historical Figures: A Descriptivist Reply. [REVIEW]Luis Fernandez Moreno - 2007 - Acta Analytica 22 (2):155-168.
    Kripke’s most important arguments in Naming and Necessity against the description theory of reference of proper names are the arguments from ignorance and error concerning names of historical figures. The aim of this paper is to put forward a reply to these arguments. The answer to them is grounded on the development of one component of the version of the description theory proposed by the authors that are regarded as the classical contemporary advocates of this theory, namely Searle and Strawson; (...)
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