Philosophy Lexicon of Arguments

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Danto I 259
World/Strawson/Danto: two main components: people and things. (particular). - to this, M-predicates correspond: E.g. "weighs 100 kg" - P-predicates: "thinks of fame" - Nothing is describable with P-predicates alone. - That would be different if there were really disembodied ghosts. - People are described by both predicate types.
I 263
Behaviorism: attempts to blur the distinction between P- and M-predicates.
Strawson I 35
World/Strawson: seems to be constructed of particulars and events. - Are also other images possible? - When someone mentions something outside of space and time, we believe that it does not exist.
II 256
World/StrawsonVsWittgenstein: Thesis: Only things and events are part of the world. - VsAustin: otherwise temptation to talk about situation as about things.

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

A. C. Danto
The Philosophical Disenfranchisement of Art (Columbia Classics in Philosophy) New York 2005

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