Philosophy Lexicon of Arguments

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V 255
Event/implication/imply/Lewis: E.g. John says "Hello", but a bit too loud - there may be two descriptions here, in which one implies the other, but not vice versa - but these are not two events. - Even if they were two events, it does not follow that a description of the one and the other specifies the other. - Possibly: the loudness, but not the greeting was caused by John's tension. Important argument: then there are two events that differ, but they are not distinct.
V 258
False solution: to assume a very rich essence - then the unit class of a region would count as an event - then all randomly happening events there would merge.

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.

D. Lewis
Die Identität von Körper und Geist Frankfurt 1989

D. Lewis
Konventionen Berlin 1975

D. Lewis
Philosophical Papers Bd I New York Oxford 1983

D. Lewis
Philosophical Papers Bd II New York Oxford 1986

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Cl. I. Lewis
Mind and the World Order: Outline of a Theory of Knowledge (Dover Books on Western Philosophy) 1991

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Ed. Martin Schulz, access date 2017-08-22