Single Idea 18918

[catalogued under 19. Language / B. Reference / 2. Denoting]

Full Idea

In term logic, what a term denotes are the objects having the property it signifies. What a statement denotes is the world, that which has the constitutive property it signifies.

Gist of Idea

Terms denote objects with properties, and statements denote the world with that property


George Engelbretsen (Trees, Terms and Truth [2005], 4)

Book Reference

'The Old New Logic', ed/tr. Oderberg,David S. [MIT 2005], p.43