Philosophy Lexicon of Arguments

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Concept: term for an entity with certain properties. The properties of an object correspond to the features of the concept. These concept features are necessary in contrast to the properties of an individual object, which are always contingent.

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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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Monad/Strawson: simplest form: the concept of an x, that... - but not determined by the relative clause, but the concept of these things- e.g. the concept of a person who has killed a man: Universal, but no monad - because not a complete concept - Strawson: in the real world a complete description is completely meaningless.
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Complete Concept/Leibniz/Strawson: classes can be formed from complete descriptions if the descriptions given by the relative clause contain in both cases identical, but differently arranged elements.

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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.

Str I
P.F. Strawson
Einzelding und logisches Subjekt Stuttgart 1972

Str IV
P.F. Strawson
Analyse und Metaphysik München 1994

Str V
P.F. Strawson
Die Grenzen des Sinns Frankfurt 1981


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Ed. Martin Schulz, access date 2017-06-22