Philosophy Lexicon of Arguments

 
Relations, philosophy: relations are that what can be discovered or produced in objects or states when compared to other objects or other states with regard to a selected property. For example, dimensional differences between objects A and B, which are placed into a linguistic order with the expression "larger" or "smaller" as a link, are determinations of relations which exist between the objects. Identity or equality is not accepted as a relation by most authors. See also space, time, order, categories, reflexivity, symmetry, transitivity.

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Euchner I 37f
Relations/Locke: Comparison Ideas - human artifacts - not all are meaningful - e.g. age, size - "man": no clear idea - but probably "fatherhood" - special relations. e.g. cause/Effect: heat on wax - also creation e.g. nihilo.
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Arndt II 204
Relations/Locke: are not included in the real existence of things.
II 207
Of ourselves created (such as mixed modes) - (Ideas/Locke/(s): the simple ones are not generated by us).


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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.

Loc III
J. Locke
An Essay Concerning Human Understanding

Loc I
W. Euchner
Locke zur Einführung Hamburg 1996

Loc II
H.W. Arndt
Locke
In
Grundprobleme der großen Philosophen - Neuzeit I, J. Speck (Hg), Göttingen 1997


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