Russell's theory of descriptions vs. the predicative analysis: A reply to Graff


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Berit Brogaard
University of Miami
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I. Descriptions in Predicative Position The predicative analysis and Russell’s theory part company when it comes to the argument structure assigned to sentences like (1). (1) Washington is the greatest French soldier. On a standard Russellian analysis, (1) has the following (a) logical form and (b) truth conditions.
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