|Criteria: do not follow from a definition but must be developed. The criteria for the application of a concept to an object are more concerned with language practice in a community. E.g. the definition of truth does not provide a criterion for which sentences are true._____________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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Criterion: is no criterion of sense. The principle of falsification does not say that all other kinds of statements are cognitively pointless or empty. Even basic propositions can be criticized. Their assumption is not justified by our experiences.
Differentiation Criterion/Popper: it is going to be a proposal for a determination. Only a matter of decision. Can only be justified by analyzing its logical consequences: fertility, explanatory power, etc.
Principle of falsification = principle of differentiation. _____________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.
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