|Description: A. Characterization of singular objects or events instead of giving a name. As opposed to names descriptions are not rigid, i.e. they may refer to different objects in different worlds. - B. Linguistic form for attributing predicates according to the perceptions of objects. See also rigidity, theory of descriptions._____________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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|Berka I 30
Description/Reality/Peirce: the real world can not be distinguished from a world of fantasy by any description.
Solution/Peirce: you need pronouns and indices.
Sentence/Peirce: each sentence can be used alone with symbols (in general) and indices (indicate which statement is true).
Problem: that can build no conclusion._____________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.
Ch. S. Peirce
Philosophical Writings 2011
K. Berka/L. Kreiser
Logik Texte Berlin 1983