Philosophy Lexicon of Arguments

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Universal instantiation, logic: on the condition that all objects x have the property F, one can conclude that a particular object, which can be designated, has the property F. See also universal generalization, existential generalization.

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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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Universal Instantiation / Cresswell: their laws are valid in this form: (x) (F (x)> F (y) - Where y is a variable - it still fails if in (x) F (x)> F. (t) t is any term -. According to Leibniz s principle.


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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.

Cr I
M. J. Cresswell
Semantical Essays (Possible worlds and their rivals) Dordrecht Boston 1988

Cr II
M. J. Cresswell
Structured Meanings Cambridge Mass. 1984


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Ed. Martin Schulz, access date 2017-06-28