Philosophy Dictionary 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.

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.

Author Item Summary Meta data
II 29
Asserting Sentence/Assertion/Frege: as equation: has two parts - one is saturated, one is unsaturated - function: the meaning of the unsaturated part: E.g. "conquered Gaul" - Argument: Caesar - (sic without quotation marks) - Quotation Marks/(s): the argument is not put in quotation marks ((s) the person is argument, not the name) - ((s)>Russell: the object itself occurs in the sentence See Substitutional Quantifikation/Hintikka).
II 32
Assertion/Assertion/Designating/Frege: with judging stroke: designates nothing! - But asserts something - either assert or designate.
IV 52
Thought/Frege: no complete thought without time determination. - But then it is also timelessly true or false. - Expression/Assertion/Frege: difference: time determination: part of the expression - truth: part of the assertion and timeless - Timeless things do not belong to the outside world.

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.

G. Frege
Die Grundlagen der Arithmetik Stuttgart 1987

G. Frege
Funktion, Begriff, Bedeutung Göttingen 1994

G. Frege
Logische Untersuchungen Göttingen 1993

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