Philosophy Lexicon of Arguments

 
Condition: an event as a requirement for another event to occur. In most cases used as a relation of two linguistic expressions for two events or states. See also sufficient, necessary, conditional, premisses, entailment.

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VI 65
Sufficient/necessary condition: if A implies B, A is a sufficient condition for B - necessary condition: if B implies A, B is not satisfied in any case, unless A is satisfied. So is A a necessary condition for B - ((s) sufficient: "whenever" - necessary: "if not, then not").
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VI 67
Not every sufficient condition can be used as a feature - only those that are usually detected before the facts - e.g. high air pressure and high barometric pressure: only the barometric pressure is a characteristic (feature) for the high air pressure, not vice versa.


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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.

Ca I
R. Carnap
Die alte und die neue Logik
In
Wahrheitstheorien, G. Skirbekk (Hg), Frankfurt 1996

Ca III
R. Carnap
Philosophie als logische Syntax
In
Philosophie im 20.Jahrhundert, Bd II, A. Hügli/P.Lübcke (Hg), Reinbek 1993

Ca IV
R. Carnap
Mein Weg in die Philosophie Stuttgart 1992

Ca VI
R. Carnap
Der Logische Aufbau der Welt Hamburg 1998

CA VII = PiS
R. Carnap
Sinn und Synonymität in natürlichen Sprachen
In
Zur Philosophie der idealen Sprache, J. Sinnreich (Hg), München 1982

Ca VIII (= PiS)
R. Carnap
Über einige Begriffe der Pragmatik
In
Zur Philosophie der idealen Sprache, J. Sinnreich (Hg), München 1982


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