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Of course, in saying all of this, I am not taking any stand on the correctedness--or otherwise--of Russell's Theory of Descriptions.
For example, many modal logicians who endorse Russell's Theory of Descriptions hold that ([square] and [open diamond] are +PSST and--[Iota]-SUBS (and rightly so in our opinion).
12) The viability of the project of the Tractatus presupposes the viability of Russell's Theory of Descriptions (or some similar nonreferential treatment).
evaded by Russell's theory of descriptions and that there is something
give preference to Russell's theory of descriptions.
25) This matter merits some attention as philosophers who appeal or profess allegiance to Russell's Theory of Descriptions often fail to do justice to the point and thereby run into logical difficulties of a type that will concern us very soon.
Those virtuous souls who, like Quine, are thoroughly content with Russell's Theory of Descriptions can comfortably skip this section and head on to the main business in [sections] 13.
The way for the causal logician to do this is to endorse Russell's Theory of Descriptions and argue that the argument in (66) is being read as (66') by people who maintain that the inference is valid.
objects and properties (construed nonextensionally); (ii) denying that Fic is I-SUB; and (iii)--surprise--using Russell's Theory of Descriptions.
Third, although no nonextensional S-connective can be +l-SUB and +l-CONV, this need not spell trouble for advocates of nonextensional logics and S-connectives who endorse Russell's Theory of Descriptions.
I shall assume it is what a theorist holds - or at least should hold - when he says that a certain version of Russell's theory of descriptions can account for all uses of definite descriptions.
Evidently, there is reason to hold that indexicals are directly referential, that the hidden-indexical version of Russell's theory of descriptions is correct, and that the former two theses cannot reasonably be held together.
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