Barry Smith

 

THE ONTOLOGY OF REFERENCE:

STUDIES IN LOGIC AND PHENOMENOLOGY

 

Dissertation

University of Manchester

1976

 

 

Abstract

 

 

PART ONE: THE THEORY OF MEANINGS (BEDEUTUNGSLEHRE)

 

Chapter One †††††††††††††† Variations on the Theory of Sense and Reference

 

Chapter Two †††††††††††††† Logic and Phenomenology: A Field of Problems

 

Chapter Three††††††††††††† The Philosophy of Number

 

Chapter Four †††††††††††††† Essential Insight (at Armís Length)

 

Chapter Five †††††††††††††† Meanings-in-General vs. Objects-in-General: An Ontological Dichotomy

 

Chapter Six †††††††††††††††† Meanings as Noemata: Husserlís Generalisation of Linguistic Meaning to the Field of All Acts

 

PART TWO: THE THEORY OF OBJECTS(GEGENSTANDSLEHRE)

 

Chapter Seven††††††††††††† Ontological Realism

 

Chapter Eight†††††††††††††† Stratification of the Universe of Objects

 

Chapter Nine††††††††††††††† Realism vs Abstraction Theory

 

Chapter Ten†††††††††††††††† Towards a Generalised Ontological Theory of Higher Strata I: Meinongís Attempt

 

Chapter Eleven†††††††††††† Towards a Generalised Ontological Theory of the Objects of Higher StrataII: The Theory of Intentional Objects

 

Chapter Twelve:†††††††††† Necessary and Sufficient Conditions for Objecthood

 

†††††††††††††††††††††††††† Notes and List of Abbreviations

 

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