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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Existence/McGinn: the universe contains four basic forms of existence:
1) inanimate objects: stones, planets, clouds.
2) Organisms such as plants, worms and bacteria.
3) Artifacts such as watches, cars and computers.
4) conscious or sentient creatures such as bats, apes or humans.

McG I
C. McGinn
Die Grenzen vern├╝nftigen Fragens Stuttgart 1996

McG II
C. McGinn
Wie kommt der Geist in die Materie? M├╝nchen 2001


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