Philosophy Lexicon of Arguments

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Imperatives: Commands are similar to statements, but do not establish any facts. The question is whether truth values can be attributed to them in logic, e.g. if they are obeyed or not obeyed. With a rewording like "It is necessary that ..." commands can be aligned to factual findings.

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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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Cavell II St. Cavell Müssen wir meinen was wir sagen? aus Grewendorf/Meggle Linguistik und Phil. Frankfurt (Athenäum) 1974/1995

II 204
Should/Must/Cavell: "modal imperatives": demand that the other is recognized as a (reasonable) person.

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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.

Cav I
St. Cavell
Die Unheimlichkeit des Gewöhnlichen Frankfurt 2002


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Ed. Martin Schulz, access date 2017-06-26