|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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|Meggle I 312
Existence/Hungerland: the talk about "The S" does not require that there should be only one S in the world! Rather, there should only be one S to which I refer in context.
Correct/Wrong/HungerlandVsStrawson: he would have to show Shakespeare the wrongdoing: e.g. Macbeth: "Is that a dagger what I see before me?"
Strawson: the speech of "The S is P" presupposes the existence of an S!_____________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.
Grice: > Meg I
G. Meggle (Hg)
Handlung, Kommunikation, Bedeutung Frankfurt/M 1979