|Expression: phrase, word, formula, or part of a formula. Below the level of sentences, therefore not true or false._____________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. |
Expression: "The capital of the German Empire" (representing a proper name, meaning an object)
"Capital of the" unsaturated - "German Empire" saturated
Expression of a function: "The capital of x"
When we take as an argument the German Empire, we obtain Berlin as a function value.
An expression of a truth value does not assert anything yet._____________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.
Die Grundlagen der Arithmetik Stuttgart 1987
Funktion, Begriff, Bedeutung Göttingen 1994
Logische Untersuchungen Göttingen 1993