Psychology Dictionary of Arguments

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Terminologies: here, special features of the language use of the individual authors are explained.

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.

Author Concept Summary/Quotes Sources

Uwe Meixner on Terminology - Dictionary of Arguments

I, 43f
Tropics: individual properties as basic building blocks of reality - then no accidentals but substances - Vs: linguistic determinations surpassed, "revisionary" ontology: must depict language as irrelevant
I 45
Group individual: e.g. "the first three chancellors" - constituents: all possible combinations - but: Adenauer's head part of Adenauer, but not a (constitutive) part of the group
I 56
Def (initial property-wise) complete: e.g. numbers: we cannot say that they smile or do not smile
I 57
Def initial property-wise maximally consistent/Meixner: entities that are ee ee complete and not ee overdetermined - Def maximally consistent/Wessel: (external): a set of formulas that are consistent and no further consistent formulas exist. That is, that any addition of another formula makes the set inconsistent - Def maximally consistent/Meixner: of every individual property, the INDIVIDUAL contains either that one itself or its negation. ((s)> continuous determination/Kant)

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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