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PHIL 415 - Lecture: Kripke 3

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PHIL 415
Michael Hallett

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It seems trivially obvious that a property such as “going to the cinema” is not a necessary property of a person, since she/he could very well have done something different. It is also important to carry this ordinary intuition back to situations in the past. When one does htis extrapolation, it becomes clear that no ordinary property one can ascribe to, say, Aristotle, is a necessary property. It is neither necessary for Aristotle to have written Politics, nor was it necessary for him to have taught Alexander the Great, etc. If one thinks that the very meaning of the name is necessarily associated with a definite description, then one is really asking for a necessary property that can always be ascribed to the name. Kripke says that this is not possible. Names are rigid designators. Descriptions are generally NOT rigid designators. Ex. The name “Aristotle” is a rigi
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