, Volume 20, Issue 4, pp 511–514 | Cite as

Names Introduced with the Help of Unsatisfied Sortal Predicates: Reply to Aranyosi

Original Paper


In this paper I answer Aranyosi’s (Axiomathes 19(2):223–224, 2009) criticism of my “Is Phosphorus Hesperus?” (Axiomathes 19(1):101–102, 2009).


Endurance Hesperus Identity Mereology Naming Perdurance Persistence Phosphorus Sortal predicates 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of PhilosophyLund UniversityLundSweden

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