|Classes: identity of classes provided by same elements (extension) - identity of properties by the same predicates (intension)._____________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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Classes/Goodman: When are two objects essentially of the same kind? The fact that they both belong to some class is not enough. Because: any pair of objects belongs to some kind of class.
And that bothshould belong exactly to the same class would be asking too much, because two objects never belong to exactly the same classes.
Classification includes preference._____________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.
Weisen der Welterzeugung Frankfurt 1984
Tatsache Fiktion Voraussage Frankfurt 1988
Sprachen der Kunst Frankfurt 1997
N. Goodman/K. Elgin
Revisionen Frankfurt 1989