Philosophy Lexicon of Arguments

Attribute (philosophy): word for an ascribed property (i.e. habitually associated with an object). Not identical with the property.

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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Wolf I 48f
Attribute/Mill: E.g. "whitness", "age": these are names of attributes - "attribute" itself is a generic name of many attributes.
Wolf I 51
Names/Mill: names always include some attribute in itself, but they are not the name of this attribute! The attribute itself has its own, abstract name (singular term), for example, "The Whiteness".

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.

Mill II
J. St. Mill
Utilitarianism: 1st (First) Edition Oxford 1998

K II siehe Wol I
U. Wolf (Hg)
Eigennamen Frankfurt 1993

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