Michael Zeleny (larvatus) wrote,
Michael Zeleny
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I just bought: 'Reference and Existence: The John Locke Lectures' by Saul A. Kripke

I just bought: 'Reference and Existence: The John Locke Lectures' by Saul A. Kripke

Reference and Existence , Saul Kripke's John Locke Lectures for 1973, can be read as a sequel to his classic Naming and Necessity . It confronts important issues left open in that work -- among them, the semantics of proper names and natural kind terms as they occur in fiction and in myth; negative existential statements; the ontology of fiction and myth (whether it is true that fictional characters like Hamlet,...

Posted by Michael Zeleny on 19 May 2013, 06:37

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