|Singular Terms, philosophy: singular terms are linguistic expressions for individual objects or situations or totals, which can be determined as something individual. See also general terms, relative terms, abstract terms, reference._____________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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|Brandom II 173
Singular terms/Frege, late: sentences are singular terms. - Predicates: frame. -
DummettVsFrege: he disregards the specific nature of the sentences to be moves in language games. - BrandomVsDummett: as if Frege had had no idea of Fregean force.
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Dummett III 113
Reference/singular term/Frege: in truth theories of Frege-type all singular terms have a guaranteed reference, always a reference object. - Therefore sentences with "unicorn" are not wrong but without a truth value (truth value gap).
RussellVsFrege: sentences with "unicorn" are always wrong._____________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.
Die Grundlagen der Arithmetik Stuttgart 1987
Funktion, Begriff, Bedeutung Göttingen 1994
Logische Untersuchungen Göttingen 1993
Expressive Vernunft Frankfurt 2000
Begründen und Begreifen Frankfurt 2001
Ursprünge der analytischen Philosophie Frankfurt 1992
Wahrheit Stuttgart 1982