Philosophy Lexicon of Arguments

 
Reasons: In contrast to (physical) causes, reasons are the result of a conscious or unconscious weighing of alternatives.

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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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Cresswell II 157
Set / reason / mental object / Collins / Cresswell (Collins, 1979, 225f) These: sentences ( "Causes", reasons?) are mental particulars. ((s) Vs compositionality) - problem: everything that can have a truth condition must be a universal -


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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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