Philosophy Lexicon of Arguments

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Terms, philosophy: a term in the general sense is an expression below the level of whole sentences, e.g. a concept, a name or a predicate. There are terms for individual objects, for general items, for abstract and for concrete entities. See also singular terms, general terms, relative terms, abstract terms, names, identifiers, concepts.

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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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Termini / GeachVsTradition: a term can not switch from subject to predicate position without changing the meaning - Geach per Aristotle, "man" and "Socrates" can be treated both as a name, but danger: Confusion of Name and predicate.


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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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P.T. Geach
Logic Matters Oxford 1972


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Ed. Martin Schulz, access date 2017-07-21