Philosophy Lexicon of Arguments

 
Form, philosophy: traditionally antonym of matter or content. See also statue/clay, exterior/interior, wholes, parts, dualism, substance, substrate, change, process. - In logic it comes to the form in which statements must be expressed in order to allow conclusions. See also fine-grained/coarse-grained, completeness, theories, systems, formalism.

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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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V 107
Form/similarity/Quine: E.g. ovate: is something that is more similar in shape to each of two eggs than these are to one another - always between two things. - (s) Idealization: applies to two arbitrarily chosen things - it cannot differ independently in one direction from both eggs - pomegranate-colored: in the middle between two concrete colors.
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V 165
Form/analytic geometry/Quine: Class of classes of pairs of real numbers - ((s) Two-dimensional).
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V 184
Form: a manifold is only recognizable as a square if it is marked - in contrast: color: E.g. Scarlet does not have to be marked.
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V 186
Manifold/Quine: these were merely individual squares, circles, etc. - these were not abstract objects like squares - forms: would be classes of such, i.e. objects of higher abstraction - Form/(s) i.e. classes of classes of points. letter forms: classes of inscriptions.


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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.

Q I
W.V.O. Quine
Wort und Gegenstand Stuttgart 1980

Q II
W.V.O. Quine
Theorien und Dinge Frankfurt 1985

Q III
W.V.O. Quine
Grundzüge der Logik Frankfurt 1978

Q IX
W.V.O. Quine
Mengenlehre und ihre Logik Wiesbaden 1967

Q V
W.V.O. Quine
Die Wurzeln der Referenz Frankfurt 1989

Q VI
W.V.O. Quine
Unterwegs zur Wahrheit Paderborn 1995

Q VII
W.V.O. Quine
From a logical point of view Cambridge, Mass. 1953

Q VIII
W.V.O. Quine
Bezeichnung und Referenz
In
Zur Philosophie der idealen Sprache, J. Sinnreich (Hg), München 1982

Q X
W.V.O. Quine
Philosophie der Logik Bamberg 2005

Q XII
W.V.O. Quine
Ontologische Relativität Frankfurt 2003


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