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Single Idea 2520

[catalogued under 19. Language / C. Assigning Meanings / 5. Fregean Semantics]

Full Idea

Pace Frege, sense determines sense properties and relations, like meaningfulness and synonymy, rather than determining referential properties, like denotation and truth.

Gist of Idea

Sense determines meaning and synonymy, not referential properties like denotation and truth


Jerrold J. Katz (Realistic Rationalism [2000], Int.xxvi)

Book Reference

Katz,Jerrold J.: 'Realistic Rationalism' [MIT 2000], p.-9

A Reaction

This leaves room for Fregean 'sense', after Kripke has demolished the idea that sense determines reference.