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designating an airship having a shape maintained only by internal gas pressure and without a supporting structure


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Significantly, the part Kripke leaves out of consideration, nonrigidly designative identities expressed by means of definite descriptors rather than proper names or object constants or bound variables, supports a counterargument whose conclusion immediately contradicts Kripke's claim that identity relations generally are necessary.
Although identity relations expressed exclusively as holding between a (distinctly or iteratively) rigidly designated object are supposed to be necessary in the sense of existing in every possible world in which the respective rigidly designated object exists, true nonrigidly expressed identity relations are generally not supposed to be necessary, but contingently dependent on prevailing facts.