ECC: Intension / Extension in Emily Elizabeth Constance Jones (1848–1922)

Happy Birthday, E.E. Constance Jones! Read about the concepts of identity and non-identity in Constance Jones in our ECC.

Emily Elizabeth Constance Jones was born on February 19, 1848. She was an English educator and philosopher.

“E. E. Constance Jones endorsed a standard late nineteenth-century conception of the extension-intension distinction: “by the extension or denotation of a term I mean the things to which it applies”, whereas “by its intension I mean those properties or qualities of the things which it signifies” (Jones 1911: 12).”

– Gary Ostertag & Jeanne Peijnenburg, Intension / Extension in Emily Elizabeth Constance Jones (1848–1922)

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