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Terminologies: here, special features of the language use of the individual authors are explained.

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.

Author Item Summary Meta data
I 40
0 Individual
(o) Property of the individual
(o, o) Relation of individuals (2-digit)
(o, o, o) three-digit relation
((o)) Property of property or (s) set of properties
(o, (o)) Relation between individual and property
I 43 Note:
Universals/Terminology/Putnam/Bigelow/Pargetter: (Putnam 1975) Differentiation
a) 2nd degree: properties of properties
b) 2nd level: properties of individuals who have these properties by virtue of their properties. (see below: Section 2., 4).
I 43
Universals/Frege/Bigelow/Pargetter: (Frege 1884) would describe our universals as "objects" and not as "concepts".
I 137
Definition Book Theories/Terminology/Bigelow/Pargetter: (see below Chapter 4) are reductionist possible-world theories that identify possible worlds with entities as they occur in canonical models: maximum consistent sets of sentences.

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.

Big I
J. Bigelow, R. Pargetter
Science and Necessity Cambridge 1990

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