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RTDReturned to Duty (US DoD)
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RTDRichmond Times-Dispatch
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RTDRound-Trip Delay
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RTDReady to Die (gaming clan)
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RTDRetail to Date (sales)
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RTDRecord Type Definition
RTDRoad Traffic Directorate (various locations)
RTDRound Table Deutschland
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RTDReal Time Dispatch
RTDRefugee Travel Document
RTDRail Transportation Division (American Society of Mechanical Engineers)
RTDRadiodiffusion Télévision de Djibouti
RTDReconfigurable Tactile Display
RTDRio Tinto Diamonds
RTDResistive Thermal Device
RTDResource Teacher of the Deaf
RTDRecherches Techniques Dentaires (French: Dental Research Techniques; est. 1968)
RTDRenal Tubular Dysgenesis (aka Primitive Renal Tubule Syndrome)
RTDResearch and Technology Division
RTDRome Transit Department
RTDRule the Day
RTDRice Tungro Disease
RTDRentthedress.com (bridal store)
RTDReproductive Toxicology Division
RTDResearch and Technology Directorate (NASA)
RTDRöntgen Technischer Dienst GmbH (German)
RTDReutilization/Transfer/Donation
RTDResistance Thermal Detector
RTDRegistered Time-to-Degree (National Research Council)
RTDRadiation and Technology Demonstration (NASA mission)
RTDReal-Time Defrag
RTDRotation Tour Date (USMC)
RTDRappelle Toi Demain (French: Remember You Tomorrow; band)
RTDResistant Temperature Device
RTDRoll to Dodge (gaming)
RTDReturn To Dominance
RTDRussell's Theory of Descriptions
RTDReal Time Driver
RTDRadio-Technology-Dependent
RTDReal Time Distributor
RTDRequirement to Discontinue
RTDResident Training Detachment
RTDResidual Thermal Damage
RTDRule the Dark
RTDRoll the Die
RTDRecent Trends in Dynamics
RTDReal Tape Drive
RTDReceiver-Transmitter Device
RTDReturn to Desktop
RTDRecruit Training Depot
RTDRubber Tired Dozer
RTDReferee Technical Decision (boxing)
RTDRemote Terminal, Display
RTDResubmission Turn-around Document
RTDReplacement Training Division
RTDReactor Technology Department (Savannah River Laboratory)
RTDRights in Technical Date
RTDRobert the Doll (Florida ghost tour and museum piece)
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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. It may well be that Russell is right.
[square] is not + iota-SUBS: this much was clear from Quine's original complaints about quantified modal logic and from Smullyan's (1948) elegant explanation of why the claim that [square] is +PSST is not threatened if one assumes Russell's Theory of Descriptions. Smullyan's explanation is intimately connected in form to Godel's explanation of how Russell is able to treat FIC as--[Iota]-SUBS and +PSST.
(12) The viability of the project of the Tractatus presupposes the viability of Russell's Theory of Descriptions (or some similar nonreferential treatment).
The introduction of restricted quantifier notation is meant to quell fears about the degree of mismatch between logical and grammatical form and to defuse a worry of Godel's by indicating how Russell's theory of descriptions can function as a component of a general and systematic theory of quantified noun phrases in natural language.
Russell's Theory of Descriptions ought to be very attractive to those who laud the virtues of "extensionalism" and first-order logic.
evaded by Russell's theory of descriptions and that there is something
give preference to Russell's theory of descriptions. By defining
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.
Russell's theory of descriptions is about the nature of the proposition stated by an utterance of a sentence of the form "The F is G ".
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