Proper Names and Practices: On Reference without Referents

Philosophy and Phenomenological Research 81 (1):105-118 (2010)
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Abstract

This is review essay of Mark Sainsbury's Reference without Referents. Its main part is a critical discussion of Sainsbury's proposal for the individuation of proper name using practices.

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The Varieties of Reference.Louise M. Antony - 1987 - Philosophical Review 96 (2):275.
Subject and Predicate in Logic and Grammar.P. F. Strawson - 1974 - Tijdschrift Voor Filosofie 38 (2):322-322.

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