Philosophy Lexicon of Arguments

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States of affairs: is an expression for something that can be represented by a sentence. See also facts, situations, actions, objects, states, atomic sentences, protocol sentences.

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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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I 74f
Facts/Meixner: the function expressed by "the opposite of a fact" is also a fact, but not a property. - So not every function is a property. - But every property is a function.
I 125
Fact/Meixner: sum of all facts: fixed under all circumstances ((s) "everything", "everyone": fact in every PoWo, fact that all...) - Meixner: but the name of the sum does not fixedly denominate the same thing under all circumstances!
I 129
Necessarily Real/Meixner: there are necessarily real things, but not with the individuals, but among the facts - actuality is therefore relative to the circumstances.
I 153
Names: of facts and propositions: that-expressions - name of universal: means the property - name of the concept: means the concept (cannot be possessed like a property).


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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.

Mei I
U. Meixner
Einführung in die Ontologie Darmstadt 2004


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Ed. Martin Schulz, access date 2017-07-27