Lexicon of Arguments

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Meggle I 300
Presupposition/Strawson: Definition "S presupposes S'": The truth of S' is a necessary condition of the truth or falsity of the assertion that S.
E.g. "All my children sleep tight" presupposes "I have children".
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I 303
HungerlandVsStrawson: the relationship that it defines is not that of context implication. I also imply that I believe to have children.
His definition does not refer to the beliefs or intentions of speakers or listeners, nor to any circumstances of communication.
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I 304
HungerlandVsStrawson: the presupposition seems to contain a hidden rule. What is it? It is rather a formal logical than one of the normal language.
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I 309
Strawson/Presupposition: "The S is P".

Hungerland: consists of two independent parts: 1. Function of the specific article, (relevant grammar). Strawson's model is a logical explanation model.
HungerlandVsStrawson: normal communication does not proceed in this way.
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I 310
HungerlandVsStrawson: he has mixed up rules and exception (in regard to frequency).
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Meggle I 318
StrawsonHungerland: Strawson also takes mistakes as exceptions from the rule (HungerlandVs).
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I 320
E.g. Survey service: "Have you switched on your TV right now?" (If one has no device) The answer is "No", correct?
Hungerland: all respondents answered "Right!" Exception: a philosopher.
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I 321
Rules/Hungerland: rules are only useful if they are formulated according to actions that can be considered as a standard.

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