Philosophy Lexicon of Arguments

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Is, philosophy: the word β€œis” has different functions like expressing an identity e.g. A is B, attributing a property e.g. the sky is blue or being contained in a set e.g. "Heaven" is a concept. These functions must not be confused.

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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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Simons I 194
is / Wiggins (1980 30ff.): a) the predication - b) constiution - Simons: then it s really the thing -

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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.

Wigg I
D. Wiggins
Essays on Identity and Substance Oxford 2016

Si I
P. Simons
Parts Oxford New York 1987


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Ed. Martin Schulz, access date 2017-06-26