Ideas from 'Mr Strawson on Referring' by Bertrand Russell [1957], by Theme Structure

[found in 'The Philosophy of Language (5th Ed)' (ed/tr Martinich,A.P.) [OUP 2008,978-0-19-518830-1]].

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1. Philosophy / F. Analytic Philosophy / 5. Linguistic Analysis
Common speech is vague; its vocabulary and syntax must be modified, for precision
2. Reason / D. Definition / 11. Ostensive Definition
Empirical words need ostensive definition, which makes them egocentric
19. Language / C. Assigning Meanings / 9. Indexical Semantics
Science reduces indexicals to a minimum, but they can never be eliminated from empirical matters