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Eight Issues in the Pragmatic Theory of Properhood

Author(s): Richard Coates
Subject(s): Theoretical Linguistics, Semantics, Pragmatics
Published by: Lietuvių Kalbos Institutas
Keywords: name theory; properhood; “tag theory” of proper names; reference; semantics; pragmatics;

Summary/Abstract: This article develops an approach to the understanding of proper names called The Pragmatic Theory of Properhood (TPTP), which is built on two central ideas: (1) Proper names have no sense (2) T he essence of being a proper name is to be found in reference, not in denotation It outlines the elements of TPTP, its premises and consequences, and proceeds to examine a selection of eight of the issues which remain, or which appear to remain.

  • Issue Year: 2012
  • Issue No: 66
  • Page Range: 119-140
  • Page Count: 22
  • Language: English