|Adjective: gradable word which expresses a quality or characteristic. In philosophy, we speak of predicates. Not every predicate or adjective has a corresponding property. See also property, predicates, features._____________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. |
Description/Adjective/Superlative/Millikan: E.g. "He was King of England at this time":
N.B.: "King" works here as an adjective.
"King" works like a superlative here._____________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.
R. G. Millikan
Language, Thought, and Other Biological Categories: New Foundations for Realism Cambridge 1987