Philosophy Lexicon of Arguments

Analytic/synthetic: achieved by decomposition or by composition. In philosophy analytically true = true according to the meaning of the components - synthetic insight = substantial expansion of 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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R.M.Hare Philosophische Entdeckungen aus Grewendorf/Meggle(Hg) Linguistik und Philosophie, Frankfurt (Athenäum) 1974/1995
Grewendorf II 133
Analytical/Hare: is the statement: "propositions of the form" p and not-p" are analytically false" supposed to be analytically true? - Or empirically? - It’s about the (empirical) use of "and not". - Plato/Solution: Anamnesis: the definition of a concept is similar to remembering - i.e. not to make an empirical discovery or to decide. - Plato: right is only what we have learned from our teachers.

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.

Meg II
G. Grewendorf/G. Meggle
Linguistik und Philosophie Frankfurt 1995

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Ed. Martin Schulz, access date 2017-07-21