Saul A. Kripke's research while affiliated with The Rockefeller University and other places

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I hope that some people see some connection between the two topics in the title. If not, anyway, such connections will be developed in the course of these talks. Furthermore, because of the use of tools involving reference and necessity in analytic philosophy today, our views on these topics really have wide-ranging implications for other problems...

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... Natural kind essentialism is the view that membership of a natural kind is essential to its members: if a belongs to kind K, then it is an essential property of a that it belongs to K (cf. Fine, 1994;Kripke, 1980). According to this view, a pain is essentially a pain, and gold is essentially gold. ...