Philosophy Lexicon of Arguments

"Everything he said is true": logical problem of self-reference within a domain. See also completeness, truth, paradoxes.

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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Attribution theory / Oxford: here it was not about description but "confirmation" - GeachVs: you can come up with lots of such theories - the really important distinction is between naming and predication -
Vsattribution theory: that you condemn a thing, by "calling it bad" must be explained by the more general concept of predication, and such predication can also happen without condemnation - nor can you explain "done deliberately" by attribution of responsibility or characterize "being imposed" without describing the act as such first.

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.

Gea I
P.T. Geach
Logic Matters Oxford 1972

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Ed. Martin Schulz, access date 2017-07-23