Philosophy Lexicon of Arguments

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Identity: Two objects are never identical. Identity is a single object, to which may be referred to with two different terms. The fact that two descriptions mean a single object may be discovered only in the course of an investigation.
 
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Identity / Strawson: we suppose a single space-time system, otherwise we could never be sure that something is still the same thing - I 45 it is not enough to say "the same thing", we must also say "the same place" - Re-identification of places is not entirely different from the r.i. of a particular - simply a description of criteria

Str I
P.F. Strawson
Einzelding und logisches Subjekt Stuttgart 1972

Str IV
P.F. Strawson
Analyse und Metaphysik M√ľnchen 1994

Str V
P.F. Strawson
Die Grenzen des Sinns Frankfurt 1981


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Ed. Martin Schulz, access date 2017-05-25