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Idiolect: An idiolect is a language spoken in a particular subgroup of a language community. In extreme cases this can be a single subject. One problem is the clarification of the word meanings and thus the possible determination of truth values (true, false) of statements.

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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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Idiolect/Type/Token/Field: when you look at an idiolect, you can also start with sentence types - otherwise they have to be tokens because of the demonstrative pronouns, etc.
Sentence types: are no longer ambiguous, if they are individuated compositionally instead phonetically or orthographically.
Ambiguity: E.g. "Visiting relatives can be boring". - One should count them as different tokens of two different sentences.


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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.
The note [Author1]Vs[Author2] or [Author]Vs[term] is an addition from the Dictionary of Arguments. If a German edition is specified, the page numbers refer to this edition.

Field I
H. Field
Realism, Mathematics and Modality Oxford New York 1989

Field II
H. Field
Truth and the Absence of Fact Oxford New York 2001

Field III
H. Field
Science without numbers Princeton New Jersey 1980

Field IV
Hartry Field
"Realism and Relativism", The Journal of Philosophy, 76 (1982), pp. 553-67
In
Theories of Truth, Paul Horwich, Aldershot 1994


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