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2. Reason / D. Definition / 12. Paraphrase

[expressing a concept in a more convenient way]

7 ideas
Russell offered a paraphrase of definite description, to avoid the commitment to objects [Quine]
We could refer to tables as 'xs that are arranged tablewise' [Inwagen]
How can a theory of meaning show the ontological commitments of two paraphrases of one idea? [Lowe]
An expression is a genuine singular term if it resists elimination by paraphrase [Hale]
The idea of 'making' can be mere conceptual explanation (like 'because') [Künne]
'Some critics admire only one another' cannot be paraphrased in singular first-order [Linnebo]
Maybe number statements can be paraphrased into quantifications plus identities [Tallant]