Reference and Essence, expanded edition (2nd edition)

Amherst, NY: Prometheus Books (2005)
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Abstract

This is the second edition of a 1981 book considered to be a classic in the philosophy of language movement known variously as the New Theory of Reference or the Direct-Reference Theory, as well as in the metaphysics of modal essentialism that is related to this philosophy of language.

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