Philosophy Lexicon of Arguments

Disjunction: linking two or more statements by an inclusive "or". The disjunction is only false when all disjuncts are false. Notation v. See also adjunction, alternation, conjunction, compound sentences.

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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Belief / knowledge / disjunction / conjunction / probability / Nozick: we can believe a conjunction with connection only to one side - disjunction: here we need both - adjunction from the premises p, q we can infer the conjunction p & q - probability: here the adjunction can fail because the conjunction of two premises has a lower probability than each individual - universal generalization / E.G.: we can believe E.G. without any connection to a specific instance.

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.

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R. Nozick
Philosophical Explanations Oxford 1981

R., Nozick
The Nature of Rationality 1994

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Ed. Martin Schulz, access date 2017-07-23