‘On Denoting’

Peter Hylton

in Russell, Idealism, and the Emergence of Analytic Philosophy

Published in print November 1992 | ISBN: 9780198240181
Published online November 2003 | e-ISBN: 9780191597763 | DOI:

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 ‘On Denoting’

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Discusses Russell's famous 1905 essay, ‘On Denoting’. It places it in the context of his overall philosophical views at the time, and assesses the changes that it brought about in those view.

Keywords: Definite Descriptions; Denoting; Generality

Chapter.  18881 words. 

Subjects: History of Western Philosophy

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