Semantic analysis of natural kind terms
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- Deutsch, H. Topoi (1994) 13: 25. doi:10.1007/BF00763645
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This paper develops a model theoretic semantics for so called “natural kind terms” that reflects the viewpoint of (Kripke, 1980) and (Putnam, 1975). The semantics generates a formal counterpart of the “K-mechanism” investigated in (Salmon, 1981) and in unpublished work by Keith Donnellan.