|Adjective: gradable word which expresses a quality or characteristic. In philosophy, we speak of predicates. Not every predicate or adjective has a corresponding property. See also property, predicates, features._____________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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Adjective/Lewis: it takes a general term to form a new, composite general term. Category C/C. - (C: Generic term) - the meaning of an adjective is then something that determines how the intension of a general term depends on another - intension/adjective: is a function of general term intentions on general term intentions - their area consists of functions of indices on volumes.
Adverb/Lewis: derived category: form: (S/N)/(S/N) - takes a verbal phrase (actually S/N) to form a verbal phrase - suitable intension: function of VP intensions to VP I._____________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.
Clarence Irving Lewis
Collected Papers of Clarence Irving Lewis Stanford 1970
Die Identität von Körper und Geist Frankfurt 1989
Konventionen Berlin 1975
Philosophical Papers Bd I New York Oxford 1983
Philosophical Papers Bd II New York Oxford 1986
Clarence Ivar Lewis
Mind and the World Order: Outline of a Theory of Knowledge (Dover Books on Western Philosophy) 1991