Philosophy Lexicon of Arguments

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Basic Concept: theories differ in what terms they choose as the basic concepts, which are not further defined. A definition of these concepts within the theory would be circular and may cause > paradoxes. E.g. The theory of mind by G. Ryle is based on the concept of disposition, other theories presuppose mental objects. See also paradoxes, theories, terms, definitions, definability, systems, explanations.
 
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I 205
Basic Concept / Tugendhat: if one refers to similarity as a psychological basis, this is only possible behavioristically - (without ideas)
I 519
Basic Concept / method / theory / Tugendhat: "right" is not explained and it is always presupposed - other authors / (s): success as a basic concept - understanding / Tugendhat: ultimately unexplained.

Tu I
E. Tugendhat
Vorlesungen zur Einführung in die Sprachanalytische Philosophie Frankfurt 1976

Tu II
E. Tugendhat
Philosophische Aufsätze Frankfurt 1992


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Ed. Martin Schulz, access date 2017-05-28