Synthese 181 (2):277 - 293 (2011)

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Genoveva Martí
ICREA And University Of Barcelona
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We defend the view that defines the rigidity of general terms as sameness of designated universal across possible worlds from the objection that such a characterization is incapable of distinguishing rigid from non-rigid readings of general terms and, thus, that it trivializes the notion of rigidity. We also argue that previous attempts to offer a solution to the trivialization problem do no succeed
Keywords Rigidity  Rigid designators  General terms  Trivialization
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DOI 10.1007/s11229-010-9802-7
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