Philosophy Lexicon of Arguments

 
Categories: categories are basic concepts for classifying the objects of a knowledge domain into different groups or hierarchies. In philosophy, the category systems of different authors can differ considerably. Concepts which are not suitable for classifying are transcendentals, e.g. the concept of similarity. However, these concepts are again applicable to categorized objects.

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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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Category/Linguistics/spelling/terminology/Lewis: an S/N (see above General Semantics) is something that forms a sentence together with a name. That means it is an intransitive verb - E.g. transitive verb: (S/N)/N takes a name to form an intransitive verb. - E.g. (S/S)/S two-digit connection or operator: takes a sentence in order to form something that can be combined with a sentence in turn to form a sentence. - Intension: an X/Y has no extension. Its intension is a function of appropriate intentions for elements of Category Y on appropriate intensions for elements of the category X.


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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.

LW I
D. Lewis
Die Identität von Körper und Geist Frankfurt 1989

LW II
D. Lewis
Konventionen Berlin 1975

LW IV
D. Lewis
Philosophical Papers Bd I New York Oxford 1983

LW V
D. Lewis
Philosophical Papers Bd II New York Oxford 1986

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


> Counter arguments against Lewis
> Counter arguments in relation to Categories

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Ed. Martin Schulz, access date 2017-09-21