A Solution to Frege ' s Puzzle

  title={A Solution to Frege ' s Puzzle},
  author={George Bealer}
My view that the English sentence 'Hesperus is Phosphorus' could sometimes be used to raise an empirical issue while 'Hesperus is Hesperus' could not shows that I do not treat the sentences as completely interchangeable. Further, it indicates that the mode of fixing the reference is relevant to our epistemic attitude toward the sentences expressed. How this relates to the question what 'propositions' are expressed by these sentences, whether these 'propositions' are objects of knowledge and… CONTINUE READING
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