Indexicality
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Abstract: Indexicals are words like “I” and “now,” utterances of which refer to different things depending on the speaker, time, and place of the utterance. Indexicals require us to make the philosoph…

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John Perry, “Indexicality”, in: Vocabulary for the Study of Religion, General Editors Robert A. Segal, Kocku Von Stuckrad. Consulted online on 22 July 2017 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/9789004249707_vsr_COM_00000095>
First published online: 2016



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