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Natural Name Theory and Linguistics Kinds (2019)
Journal Article
MILLER, J. (2019). Natural Name Theory and Linguistics Kinds. Journal of Philosophy, 116(9), 494-508. https://doi.org/10.5840/jphil2019116930

The natural name theory, recently discussed by Johnson (2018), is proposed as an explanation of pure quotation where the quoted term(s) refers to a linguistic object such as in the sentence ‘In the above, ‘bank’ is ambiguous’. After outlining the the... Read More about Natural Name Theory and Linguistics Kinds.