Philosophy Lexicon of Arguments

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Assertion: a statement that goes beyond mere writing down of a sentence or a string of characters. By the assertion the subject is commited to certain other claims. See also score keeping, inferences, speech acts, statements.

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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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I 472
Fact/Assertion/Brandom: if claim is understood as an act, then stronger sense in which true statement equals a fact - in the same sense, false statements express their assertible content.
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I 477
Representation/Assertion/Brandom : Asserting means talking about objects and saying how they are - therefore definitely representational dimension.
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I 751
Assertion/Saying/Asserting/Brandom: one can infer "asserts" from "says" - but not vice versa - ((s) "says" must be verbatim but not defining) - "asserts" must not be reproduced verbatim, it is defining as the same time.


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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.

Bra I
R. Brandom
Expressive Vernunft Frankfurt 2000

Bra II
R. Brandom
Begründen und Begreifen Frankfurt 2001


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Ed. Martin Schulz, access date 2017-06-28