Philosophy Lexicon of Arguments

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Horwich I 193
Situation / state of affairs / Strawson: (instead of "fact" used by Austin) belong rather to the world - but all are only abstractions! - I 194 situations can not be identified with facts! - Fact: e.g. that the description applies to the situation.

Strawson II 255f
Situation / Strawson: set of facts - if the subject of a statement, then it is not the situation that makes it true but the fact that the situation is as we say.

Str I
P.F. Strawson
Einzelding und logisches Subjekt Stuttgart 1972

Str IV
P.F. Strawson
Analyse und Metaphysik M√ľnchen 1994

Str V
P.F. Strawson
Die Grenzen des Sinns Frankfurt 1981

Hor I
P. Horwich (Ed.)
Theories of Truth Aldershot 1994

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Ed. Martin Schulz, access date 2017-05-24