Chapter 13. Russell's Theory of Definite Descriptions as a Paradigm for Philosophy

  1. Dale Jacquette
  1. Gregory Landini

Published Online: 26 NOV 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470996751.ch14

A Companion to Philosophical Logic

A Companion to Philosophical Logic

How to Cite

Landini, G. (2006) Russell's Theory of Definite Descriptions as a Paradigm for Philosophy, in A Companion to Philosophical Logic (ed D. Jacquette), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470996751.ch14

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 26 NOV 2007
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2006

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780631216711

Online ISBN: 9780470996751

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Keywords:

  • definite descriptions;
  • philosophy;
  • natural language syntax;
  • description theory;
  • logical form

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Russell's Paradigm

  • The Description Theory and Logical Form

  • Rigid Designators

  • Russell on Logical Form