Ideas of Stephen P. Schwartz, by Theme

[American, fl. 1980, Professor at Ithaca University.]

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2. Reason / D. Definition / 1. Definitions
The new view is that "water" is a name, and has no definition
5. Theory of Logic / F. Referring in Logic / 1. Naming / b. Names as descriptive
We refer to Thales successfully by name, even if all descriptions of him are false
The traditional theory of names says some of the descriptions must be correct
18. Thought / C. Content / 8. Intension
The intension of "lemon" is the conjunction of properties associated with it