Revista de Filosofía (Madrid) 36 (1):155-169 (2011)

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Luis Moreno
Universidad Complutense de Madrid
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In a famous passage of Naming and Necessity Kripke summarizes the core of his criticism to the description theory of natural kind terms, taking into account the theory of general terms proposed by Mill, insofar as it is applied to natural kind terms, as a paradigm of that sort of theory. The aim of this paper is to argue that Mill’s generic theory on general terms does not coincide with his theory concerning the sort of general terms that natural kind terms are and that the main thesis of the latter is not subject to Kripke’s objections put forward in the aforementioned passage
Keywords connotation  géneros naturales  natural kind terms  natural kinds  connotación  teoría descriptiva  description theory  general terms  términos de género natural.  términos generales
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DOI 10.5209/rev_RESF.2011.v36.n1.37636
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