Reference

[Revised entry by Marga Reimer and Eliot Michaelson on September 26, 2014. Changes to: Main text, Bibliography, notes.html] Reference is a relation that obtains between certain sorts of
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[Revised entry by Marga Reimer and Eliot Michaelson on September 26, 2014. Changes to: Main text, Bibliography, notes.html] Reference is a relation that obtains between certain sorts of representational tokens (e.g., names, mental states, pictures) and objects. For instance, when I assert that "George W. Bush is a Republican," I use...

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