|Existence, philosophy, logic: the fact that there is something to which properties can be attributed. That does not mean that something has to be given immediately or can be perceived by the senses. See also ontology, properties, predicates, existence statements, realism, quantification, ascription._____________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 I 246
Existence/Thinking/Hobbes/Cavell: the derivation of my existence from thinking cannot show that I have a body since my existence could be as well derived from my walk._____________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.
Leviathan: With selected variants from the Latin edition of 1668 Cambridge 1994
Die Unheimlichkeit des Gewöhnlichen Frankfurt 2002