Princeton, New Jersey: Princeton University Press (1981)

Nathan Salmon
University of California at Santa Barbara
Salmon's book is considered by some to be a classic in the philosophy of language movement known variously as the New Theory of Reference or the Direct Reference Theory, as well as in the metaphysics of essentialism that is related to this philosophy of language.
Keywords Reference (Philosophy  Essentialism (Philosophy  Object (Philosophy
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DOI 10.2307/2026390
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