Philosophy Lexicon of Arguments

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Dum III 7
Subsentence/Indirect Speech/Question: here, singular terms do not stand for the object, but for its sense - only case in which a (sub-)sentence stands for the proposition. - Tradition: subsentences are not truth-functional. - FregeVs.
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Frege II 54
Description/Subordinate Clause: discoverer of the planetary orbits = object: Kepler. - (Meaning (reference): No truth value. - The meaning of the subordinate clause is not a complete thought (It cannot be the main clause).
II 62
Subordinate Clause/Subsentence/Meaning/Truth Value/tr.val./Frege: E.g. Bebel beleived that the return of Alsace-Lorraine will appease the feeling of vengeance of France. - Here, two ideas are implicit: 1) That Bebel believes that. - 2) That it is wrong - first meaning: a thought. - Second meaning: a truth value -Therefore, the subordinate clause is actually to be taken twice. - Since the truth value is not the whole meaning, we cannot just replace it. - Similar: E.g. knowledge, recognition, "it is known".
II 63
Subordinate Clauses/Subordinate Clause/Frege: E.g. false belief implies two meanings: a thought and a truth value. - Similar: propositional attitudes.
IV 69
Description/Subordinate Clause/Subsentence/Name/Frege: E.g. "The negation of the idea that 3 is greater than 5". - Here, this term refers to a specific individual thing. - This individual thing is a thought - the definite article turns the whole expression into a single name, a representative of a proper name.

G. Frege
Die Grundlagen der Arithmetik Stuttgart 1987

G. Frege
Funktion, Begriff, Bedeutung Göttingen 1994

G. Frege
Logische Untersuchungen Göttingen 1993

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Ed. Martin Schulz, access date 2017-05-29