Philosophy Lexicon of Arguments

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Singular Terms, philosophy: singular terms are linguistic expressions for individual objects or also situations or totals, which can be determined as something individual. See also general terms, relative terms, abstract terms, reference.

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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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Singular term/General term: has nothing to do with reference: E.g. "astronaut" would otherwise be empty first term, then singular term, then general term: absurd - Distinction general/singular not purely logical - singular term: ambiguous when there are multiple objects that are to be referred to.


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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.

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H. Wessel
Logik Berlin 1999


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Ed. Martin Schulz, access date 2017-07-28