Philosophy Lexicon of Arguments

Understanding: the ability to give reasons for a distinction or to justify a selection of options. See also actions, meaning, knowledge.

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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I 289
Understanding/Tugendhat: Understanding the usage rule of an assertoric sentence: not knowing the circumstances, but know in what capacity it is used.
I 308
Understanding/TugendhatVsMeta Language: Understanding is not expressed in a meta language - but in mastering the sign rules.
I 489
Understanding/singular Term/Tugendhat: we understand a singular term only if we know to which other types it refers - but not a circle, but complementary.
I 495
Understanding/Tugendhat: by Leibniz law of identity, the equal sign is not defined - one can say that his understanding is demonstrated when one can infer from the truth of "Fa" to the one of "Fb" - but with that the circumstances are not shown - criteria/identity criterion/Tugendhat: shift to object area.

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.

Tu I
E. Tugendhat
Vorlesungen zur Einführung in die Sprachanalytische Philosophie Frankfurt 1976

E. Tugendhat
Philosophische Aufsätze Frankfurt 1992

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Ed. Martin Schulz, access date 2017-06-22