Philosophy Lexicon of Arguments

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Individuation, philosophy: the picking out of an object by a determination by means of additional information which is not to be derived from a single statement which contains this object. For example, beliefs are individualized by content, not e.g. by the length of the character strings with which they are expressed. The contents of a belief are, in turn, not individuated by their repetition, but by other contents.
 
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Wright: a proposition is individuated by a content - a sentence is not - a proposition could not be this propos., if it were not made true by those facts - a state of affairs could not be that st.o.a. if it did not make true this proposition.

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Wahrheit und Objektivität Frankfurt 2001


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Ed. Martin Schulz, access date 2017-05-29