|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. |
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.
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. 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.
Making it exlicit. Reasoning, Representing, and Discursive Commitment, Cambridge/MA 1994
Expressive Vernunft Frankfurt 2000
Articulating reasons. An Introduction to Inferentialism, Cambridge/MA 2001
Begründen und Begreifen Frankfurt 2001