Singling Out Objects without Sortals

In Slezak Peter (ed.), International Conference on Cognitive Science (ICCS) (2003)
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Abstract

It is argued that there are ways of individuating the objects of perception without using sortal concepts. The result is an moderate anti-sortalist position on which one can single out objects using demonstrative expressions without knowing exactly what sort of thing those objects are.

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Anne Newstead
Swinburne University of Technology

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