Philosophy Lexicon of Arguments

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assertive force / assertoric force/ Geach: demonstrated by the fact that a sentence is not included in a longer one - assertion stroke adds no idea - so it should not be confudes with "it’s true that .." - ("true"can occur even in a not assertive sentence without changing its meaning) - error: to infer from this that "exist" adds no concept (GeachVsHume) - assertion stroke is a indefinable basic concept, cannot be explained - Vsattribution-theory: the predicate "poor" has no more claiming force than any other predicate, namely, none. (> judgement stroke, > content stroke).

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Gea I
P.T. Geach
Logic Matters Oxford 1972

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Ed. Martin Schulz, access date 2017-07-21