The problem of the essential indexical

Noûs 13 (1):3-21 (1979)

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John Perry
University of California, Riverside
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This collection deals with various problems related to "self-locating beliefs": the sorts of beliefs one expresses with indexicals and demonstratives, like "I" and "this." He includes such well-known essays as "Frege on Demonstratives," "The Problem of the Essential Indexical," and "The Prince and the Phone Booth."
Keywords Essentialism  Indexical  Language  Reference  Semantics
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DOI 10.2307/2214792
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