• A note on mental content in the Causal Theory 

      Smit, J. P. (Stellenbosch University, Department of General Linguistics, 2013)
      Kripke's causal theory requires that downstream users of a name must have the intention to use the name in the same way that upstream users did. Kripke, however, has demonstrated no need for this requirement qua independent ...
    • A note on name individuation and identifying descriptions 

      Smit, J. P. (Stellenbosch University, Department of Linguistics, 2014)
      In ‘Public Proper names and Idiolectical Identifying Descriptions’ (2009) Glezakos puts forward a theory concerning the role of identifying descriptions in the theory of names. Her main claim is that such identifying ...