|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.
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
Cl. I. Lewis
Mind and the World Order: Outline of a Theory of Knowledge (Dover Books on Western Philosophy) 1991