On 3/16/2013 5:06 AM, WM wrote: > On 16 Mrz., 00:09, fom <fomJ...@nyms.net> wrote: >> On 3/15/2013 2:12 AM, WM wrote: >> >>> On 14 Mrz., 23:36, fom <fomJ...@nyms.net> wrote: >>>> On 3/14/2013 5:15 PM, WM wrote: >> >>>>> distinguishable, that means definable by finite words >> >>>> How does a definition "distinguish"? >> >>> A definition is a name. >> >> Ok. But, then I would have to ask >> what you mean by name. > > A name is a finite sequence of letters that two or more persons have > agreed upon to be used for a given object. This object may be material > or immaterial.
So you have, apparently, visited with everyone who speaks your native language and come to agreement with them concerning the names you learned in infancy.
Or are you about to invoke a "social contract" whereby the rules of a grammar are automatic agreements rather than a system of normative rules that fall under analysis by some version of deontic logic with respect to how it is learned?
But rather than another irritating response that discounts the hard work of others, perhaps you could explain what you mean by "given object" and how an immaterial object can be given.