Semantic analysis of natural kind terms
- Harry DeutschAffiliated withDepartment of Philosophy, Illinois State University
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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 The semantics generates a formal counterpart of the “K-mechanism” investigated in (Salmon, 1981) and in unpublished work by Keith Donnellan.
- Semantic analysis of natural kind terms
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- 1. Department of Philosophy, Illinois State University, 61761, Normal, Illinois, U.S.A.