Philosophy Lexicon of Arguments

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Consistency, philosophy, logic: within a system, consistency may be demonstrated, but not beyond the boundaries of this system, since the use of the symbols and the set of possible objects are only defined for this system.
Within mathematics, and only there applies that the mathematical objects, which are mentioned in consistent formulas, exist (Hilbert, Über das Unendliche, 1926). See also falsification, verification, existence, well-formed.
 
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Consistency/Law of Consistency/Millikan: consistency is then a template of an abstract world structure or something that is sufficient for such a template.
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Consistency/Millikan: consistency is basically a law of ontology. (See, for example, an object must not contain any contradictory properties in itself) (See time, timely identitiy).

Millk I
R. G. Millikan
Language, Thought, and Other Biological Categories: New Foundations for Realism Cambridge 1987


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Ed. Martin Schulz, access date 2017-05-26