Search for dissertations about: "empty names"

Found 2 swedish dissertations containing the words empty names.

  1. 1. Empty Names and Reference

    University dissertation from Lund University

    Author : Anna Bjurman; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; [2003]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; disquotational reference; pretense; possible individuals; fictional world; intensional fictional operator; rigidity; empty names; reference; Philosophical logic; Teoretisk filosofi; logik;

    Abstract : The problem of empty names derives from the fact that empty names fail to refer. The reference failure of empty names implies that sentences containing empty names lack truth-conditions. As a consequence those sentences are meaningless, according to many theories of meaning. READ MORE

  2. 2. The void : Urban wasteland as political space

    University dissertation from Lund University

    Author : CECILIA VON SCHÉELE; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; [2016-09-16]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; urban void; urban wasteland; urban planning; urban politics; space; rhythm; undecidable; montage; Derrida; Massey;

    Abstract : The rugged field and group of trees between housing estates or next to the railroad tracks, the left-over space of deserted industrial areas, the vacant demolition site of a central city block – they could all be termed ‘urban voids’. However, they are often anything but voids, in a literal sense, as they are not empty, or deserted. READ MORE