Philosophy Lexicon of Arguments

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Existence, philosophy, logic: the fact that there is something to which properties can be attributed. That does not mean that something has to be given immediately or can be perceived by the senses. See also ontology, properties, predicates, existence statements, realism, quantification, ascription.
 
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Read III 153
Existence/Frege: is a second order property. - Property of a property: having an example.
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Frege II 57
Existence/Sense/Meaning/Subordinate Clause/Subsentence/Frege: E.g. "After the severance of Schleswig-Holstein from Denmark, Prussia and Austria quarreled." - The severance is not part of the sense - it is rather a prerequisite for the whole sentence to makes sense.

F I
G. Frege
Die Grundlagen der Arithmetik Stuttgart 1987

F II
G. Frege
Funktion, Begriff, Bedeutung Göttingen 1994

F IV
G. Frege
Logische Untersuchungen Göttingen 1993

Re III
St. Read
Philosophie der Logik Hamburg 1997

Re IV
St. Read
Thinking About Logic: An Introduction to the Philosophy of Logic 1st Edition Oxford 1995


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Ed. Martin Schulz, access date 2017-05-30