Ideas from 'Ontology and the Ambitions of Metaphysics' by Thomas Hofweber [2016], by Theme Structure

[found in 'Ontology and the Ambitions of Metaphysics' by Hofweber,Thomas [OUP 2018,978-0-198-80223-5]].

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1. Philosophy / E. Nature of Metaphysics / 1. Nature of Metaphysics
Metaphysics is (supposedly) first the ontology, then in general what things are like
5. Theory of Logic / F. Referring in Logic / 1. Naming / d. Singular terms
'Singular terms' are not found in modern linguistics, and are not the same as noun phrases
19. Language / D. Propositions / 2. Abstract Propositions / a. Propositions as sense
Without propositions there can be no beliefs or desires