Philosophy Lexicon of Arguments

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Abstract: non-representational - abstract concept, expression of something non-objective - how to demarcate from concrete objects? How to differentiate between abstract entities and concepts, ultimately words.

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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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I 499
abstract singular term / Tugendhat: cannot be identified in space and time - they are a collective term, which breaks up into different subject areas with different identity criteria
I 500
Example 1. attributes 2. states of affairs 3. types 4. institutions and their parts 5. classes 6. numbers
II 97
abstract term / Tugendhat: events occur in space and time, but not abstract objects.

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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.

Tu I
E. Tugendhat
Vorlesungen zur Einführung in die Sprachanalytische Philosophie Frankfurt 1976

Tu II
E. Tugendhat
Philosophische Aufsätze Frankfurt 1992


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Ed. Martin Schulz, access date 2017-06-22