Sense, reference and substitution

Philosophical Studies 177 (4):947-952 (2020)
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Abstract

We show that, contrary to conventional wisdom, Frege’s distinction between sense and reference does not reconcile a classical logic of identity with apparent counterexamples to it involving proper names embedded under propositional attitude verbs.

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Harvey Lederman
University of Texas at Austin
Jeremy Goodman
University of Southern California

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