Characterization and Descriptions

Graham Priest

in Towards Non-Being

Published in print May 2005 | ISBN: 9780199262540
Published online July 2005 | e-ISBN: 9780191602672 | DOI:
 Characterization and Descriptions

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Chapter 4 provides a formulation of the Characterization Principle (that objects have the properties by which they are characterized), which is both completely general and does not suffer from the problems of standard formulations. A corresponding theory of descriptions is also given.

Keywords: Characterization Principle; Sosein; descriptions

Chapter.  8089 words. 

Subjects: Philosophy of Mathematics and Logic

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