Philosophy Lexicon of Arguments

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Analytic/synthetic: achieved by decomposition or by composition. In philosophy analytically true = true according to the meaning of the components - synthetic insight = substantial expansion of knowledge.

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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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Analyticity/Two Dogmas/Quine/Newen/Schrenk: 19 Def analytic: due to word meaning. - Vs: E.g. having a heart/having kidneys: despite word meaning. - 2) due to synonymy: solution for bachelor/unmarried: the corresponding sentences are from the same synonymy class. - Concept of meaning is no longer found, either. - Dictionary: already presupposes synonymy - This is an empirical hypothesis about use.


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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.
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Ed. Martin Schulz, access date 2017-08-23