|Statement: once a statement is made the utterer is committed to it. In contrast to this, a sentence can be thought of as a string of symbols that is no statement._____________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. |
Facts/propositions/HempelVsSchlick: cannot be compared with each other - propositions can only be compared with propositions (> coherence theory). - SchlickVsHempel: statements (here = propositions) may well be compared with the reality - "E.g. this cathedral has two towers - with the cathedral"._____________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. The note [Author1]Vs[Author2] or [Author]Vs[term] is an addition from the Dictionary of Arguments. If a German edition is specified, the page numbers refer to this edition.
"Facts and Propositions" Analysis 2 (1935) pp. 65-70
Theories of Truth, Paul Horwich, 1994
General Theory of Knowledge 1985