Ideas from 'Propositions' by George Bealer [1998], by Theme Structure

[found in 'Philosophy of Logic: an anthology' (ed/tr Jacquette,Dale) [Blackwell 2002,0-631-21868-8]].

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5. Theory of Logic / F. Referring in Logic / 1. Naming / b. Names as descriptive
Maybe proper names have the content of fixing a thing's category
5. Theory of Logic / F. Referring in Logic / 2. Descriptions / b. Definite descriptions
The four leading theories of definite descriptions are Frege's, Russell's, Evans's, and Prior's
19. Language / E. Propositions / 1. Propositions
Modal logic and brain science have reaffirmed traditional belief in propositions
Sentences saying the same with the same rigid designators may still express different propositions
19. Language / E. Propositions / 2. Nature of Propositions
Propositions might be reduced to functions (worlds to truth values), or ordered sets of properties and relations