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Varieties Of Statecraft And Warfare Ethics In Early China: An Overview, Ping Cheung Lo May 2015

Varieties Of Statecraft And Warfare Ethics In Early China: An Overview, Ping Cheung Lo

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Who Wants To Be A Russellian About Names?, Siu Fan Lee Mar 2014

Who Wants To Be A Russellian About Names?, Siu Fan Lee

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Russell had two theories of names and one theory of description. Logically proper names are Millian names, which have only denotation but no connotation. Ordinary names are not genuine names but disguised definite descriptions subject to quantificational analyses. Only by asserting that ordinary names are definite descriptions could Russell motivate his theory of description to solve three problems for Millian names, namely, Frege's puzzle, empty reference and negative existentials. Critics usually discuss Russell's theories of names and his theory of description separately. This paper takes a new perspective and presents a dilemma for the overall project, arguing that ...


Classical Debates About The Moral Character Of Human Nature In Ancient China, Lauren Frederick Pfister Jan 2014

Classical Debates About The Moral Character Of Human Nature In Ancient China, Lauren Frederick Pfister

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Classics Or Sacred Books? Grammatological And Interpretive Problems Of Ruist And Daoist Scriptures In The Translation Corpora Of James Legge (1815-1897) And Richard Wilhelm (1873-1930), Lauren Frederick Pfister Jan 2011

Classics Or Sacred Books? Grammatological And Interpretive Problems Of Ruist And Daoist Scriptures In The Translation Corpora Of James Legge (1815-1897) And Richard Wilhelm (1873-1930), Lauren Frederick Pfister

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