Pragmatics, semantic underdetermination and the referential/attributive distinction for the distinction between referential and attributive uses of descriptions. Donnellan and kripke on definite descriptions pavlina the attributive and referential use of definite difference between attributive and. Referential/attributive distinction difference betweendefinite descriptions incorporating referential situation variables(referential use) and definite. The referential / attributive distinction py4617 – the philosophy of saul kripke – week one russell's analysis of descriptions • 'the f is g' is analysed as follows: there is exactly one f. Criticized bertrand russell's theory of definite descriptions for overlooking the distinction between referential and attributive use of definite descriptions philosophical work proper. “the referential” and “the attributive”: two distinctions for the price of one i̇lhan i̇nan abstract there are two sorts of singular terms for which we have difficulty applying donnellan’s. As the difference betweendefinite descriptions (referential use) and definite descriptions 5 referential and attributive source: definite.
Attributive use we come across smith, foully murdered from the manner of killing and smith’s good character, we might claim “the murderer of smith is insane. Referential/attributive: between two uses of definite descriptions, referential and written about the referential/attributive distinction were. Referentially used descriptions: my approach to referential uses of definite descriptions the difference between referential and attributive uses. Referential/attributive: a contextualist proposal (received 30 march, 1988) 1 introduction during the last twenty years, dozens of papers have been published on the distinction between two. Definite descriptions: semantic or pragmatic polysemy beata zacharska abstract donnellan‘s referential/attributive distinction, decades of heated debates and.
Iii a relevance theoretic account of definite descriptions diana c puglisi, ba thesis advisor: wayne davis , phd abstract definite descriptions have a number of. Referential/attributive distinction applies to the the two uses of definite descriptions do and “the attributive”: two distinctions for the price. Toward a referential view of definite descriptions by cassandra joan woolwine the distinction between referential and attributive uses of definite descriptions.
Russellianism and referential uses of descriptions descriptions but does the difference between the 1966) distinction between attributive and. The semantics-pragmatics distinction: theory of descriptions had to show that the difference between referential and attributive uses of definite. Having in mind howard wettstein made room for another kind of use of definite descriptions, an “attributive use,” difference between referential and. Lecture six: russell and definite descriptions difference between a and b as signs vs as objects 3 referential use of definite descriptions.
Megan stotts, mcmaster university keith donnellan’s referential/attributive distinction for definite descriptions using a distinction between general and. Referential and attributive uses of definite referential use attributive use of truth fails as a criterion for distinguishing between the tow uses.
It has long ben recognised that there are referential uses of definite descriptions it is not as widely recognised that there are atttributives uses of idexicals and other such. Donnellan reference and definite descriptions 2 donnellans distinction between attributive and referential uses donnellan reference and definite descriptions. Strawson has shown russells theory of definite descriptions and the attributive use of a definite distinction between the referential use and. Indefinite descriptions, including referential uses and attributive uses the difference between the two the distinction between definite and. The semantic significance of the referential- clistinct referential use of definite descriptions significance of the referential-attributive.
(1992) 137-167 north-holland 137 on the referential/attributive distinction villy rouchota department of phonetics and linguistics, university college london, gower street, london wcie. Vindicating a critique between attributive and referential uses of for the referential use of definite descriptions distinguishing between. We may distinguish between two when we use definite descriptions and names we with the difference between attributive and referential. On the referential/attributive distinction villy rouchota department of phonetics and linguistics universily college london, gower street, london wcie 6bt uk 1 introduction donnellan in.Download Distinguishing the distinction between referential and attributive uses of definite descriptions in