Philosophy Lexicon of Arguments

Forms of arguments, typical patterns.:
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II 33 ff
Definition: One counter-example is enough.
E.g. Everything in my pocket is made of silver
No President of the United States in the 20th century will be between 185-186 cm tall.
II 37 f
Definition few confirmations are enough:
All five-mark pieces are made of silver.
All plants, originating from this seed, will bloom yellow.
III 104
And the fact that I might be able in the future to perceive a difference that I do not perceive now, constitutes now for me a significant aesthetic difference between the two.
III 104
If in fact, no difference can be perceived, then the existence of a difference is based alone on something that can be proved (or not) by other means than mere looking at it.

N. Goodman
Weisen der Welterzeugung Frankfurt 1984

N. Goodman
Tatsache Fiktion Voraussage Frankfurt 1988

N. Goodman
Sprachen der Kunst Frankfurt 1997

N. Goodman/K. Elgin
Revisionen Frankfurt 1989

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Ed. Martin Schulz, access date 2017-05-29