Philosophy Dictionary of Arguments

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Adverb: a word that further defines a verb or an adjective. E.g. runs fast.

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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II 211
Adverb/Evans: Standard adverbs: Example "breathless" - intensional adverbs: Example "good as King" - both receive the separation rule SR as valid - none involves functions of sets to subsets - Davidson: Other SR: attribution of sets of events to adverbs and sets of n+1-tuples, of events and n-tuples of objects, to verbs - problem: appropriate SR for "good".
II 220
Adverb/Evans: an adverb is assigned to a set of events: it really is a (single or multi-digit) predicate - "carefree": sentence adverb - "before": no sentence link - Definite Description/DD/Evans: not a term - > BrandomVsEvans: a description is in fact a term. >Descriptions/Brandom.

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.
The note [Author1]Vs[Author2] or [Author]Vs[term] is an addition from the Dictionary of Arguments. If a German edition is specified, the page numbers refer to this edition.

G. Evans/J. McDowell
Truth and Meaning Oxford 1977

Evans I
Gareth Evans
"The Causal Theory of Names", in: Proceedings of the Aristotelian Society, Suppl. Vol. 47 (1973) 187-208
Eigennamen, Ursula Wolf, Frankfurt/M. 1993

Evans II
Gareth Evans
"Semantic Structure and Logical Form"
Truth and Meaning, G. Evans/J. McDowell, Oxford 1976

Evans III
G. Evans
The Varieties of Reference (Clarendon Paperbacks) Oxford 1989

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