Ideas from 'On Carnap's Views on Ontology' by Willard Quine [1951], by Theme Structure

[found in 'Ways of Paradox and other essays' by Quine,Willard [Harvard 1976,0-674-94837-8]].

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7. Existence / D. Theories of Reality / 10. Ontological Commitment / a. Ontological commitment
Names have no ontological commitment, because we can deny that the name anything
7. Existence / D. Theories of Reality / 10. Ontological Commitment / b. Commitment of quantifiers
We can use quantification for commitment to unnameable things like the real numbers
19. Language / F. Analytic/Synthetic / 1. Analytic and Synthetic
Without the analytic/synthetic distinction, Carnap's ontology/empirical distinction collapses