Philosophy Lexicon of Arguments

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Lists, theory of science: this is, among other things, about the problem of completeness and how completeness is expressed without proof. The question is whether lists are useful in the treatment of regularities and whether the specification of principles is possible instead.

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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Class/logical sum/logical product/list/Properties/Wittgenstein: if a class can be specified by a list, it is a logical product or a sum. - E.g. tones of an octave - then the class is not defined by characteristics, but in the grammar - "tone of an octave" is not a property of a tone - punch line: it is not necessary to add: "and these are all" - that would apply even if the world consisted only of particulars. - By contrast: if a class is defined by properties.

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.

L. Wittgenstein
Vorlesungen 1930-35 Frankfurt 1989

L. Wittgenstein
Das Blaue Buch - Eine Philosophische Betrachtung Frankfurt 1984

L. Wittgenstein
Tractatus Logico Philosophicus Frankfurt/M 1960

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