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Single Idea 16357

[catalogued under 5. Theory of Logic / F. Referring in Logic / 1. Naming / d. Singular terms]

Full Idea

Mental files are the mental counterparts of singular terms.

Gist of Idea

Mental files are the counterparts of singular terms


François Recanati (Mental Files [2012], 3.3)

Book Reference

Recanati,François: 'Mental Files' [OUP 2012], p.35

A Reaction

A thoroughly satisfactory theory. We can build up a picture of filing merging, duplication, ambiguity, error etc. Eventually neuroscience will map the whole system, and we will have cracked it.