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Definition: determination of the use of linguistic signs (words, symbols, connectives) for non-linguistic or linguistic objects. New definitions are not supposed to be creative, that is, they are to be derived from the use of the signs already employed. See also definability, conservativity, systems, theories, models, reference systems, context definition, explicit defnition, implicit definition.
 
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Skirbekk I 186
Def definition / Tarski: one says of a propositional function that it defines a given object, if this is the only object that satisfies this function

Tarsk I
A. Tarski
Logic, Semantics, Metamathematics: Papers from 1923-38 Indianapolis 1983

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G. Skirbekk (Hg)
Wahrheitstheorien Frankfurt 1977


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Ed. Martin Schulz, access date 2017-05-27