Philosophy Lexicon of Arguments

Assertive force: potential of an assertion for changing inferences in which an assertion appears. This is not primarily about truth. See also speech act theory, speech acts, force.

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 142
Force/Brandom: is important because the word "true" is not important, but the assertive force with which the sentence is pronounced - difference: whether one refers to an object, or it says something about it, i.e. states a fact.
I 142
Assertive force instead of the word "true" - reason: assertive force has inferential power - derivation scheme, not substantive fact - force: pragmatic significance.

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 2017-06-26