|Particularization: the conclusion on the existence of an object from the antecedent or from the premise of a predicate-logically formulated statement. The reverse is the generalization.|
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Particularization / Ramsey: instead of "what he said is true": E.g. "things that were viewed as standing in a certain relation actually stand in this relation" - ((s) but that s still in general!) - N.B.: then we can do without "true". - ((s) > Quine: Truth is used for generalization.) - Problem / Ramsey: that will not do so in everyday language. - Solution / Ramsey: we need a pro sentence (where else is a pronoun used) - pro sentence / everyday language: "Yes", "No".
F. P. Ramsey
The Foundations of Mathematics and Other Logical Essays 2013
P. Horwich (Ed.)
Theories of Truth Aldershot 1994