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Exemplification: the relation to be an example of something. This does not have to be an embodiment. Each individual trivially embodies each of its current properties. In relation to works of art Nelson Goodman explains exemplification in contrast to denotation. Se also denotation, reference, relevance.

Annotation: The above characterizations of concepts are neither definitions nor exhausting presentations of problems related to them. Instead, they are intended to give a short introduction to the contributions below. – Lexicon of Arguments.

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Uwe Meixner on Exemplification - Dictionary of Arguments

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Exemplification/identity/Meixner: object X is F, that is not an identity of X and F, of the object with its property, but the property is exemplified by the object.
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Exemplification: ability to be at the same time in different places - applies to universals.
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Exemplification/Meixner: of properties: "is correct" - of types: "is a token" - (also for multi-digit functions (relations).

Explanation of symbols: Roman numerals indicate the source, arabic numerals indicate the page number. The corresponding books are indicated on the right hand side. ((s)…): Comment by the sender of the contribution. Translations: Dictionary of Arguments
The note [Concept/Author], [Author1]Vs[Author2] or [Author]Vs[term] resp. "problem:"/"solution:", "old:"/"new:" and "thesis:" is an addition from the Dictionary of Arguments. If a German edition is specified, the page numbers refer to this edition.

Mei I
U. Meixner
Einführung in die Ontologie Darmstadt 2004

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