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 Forces - Psychology Dictionary of Arguments
 
Forces: A. In physics, a force is an influence that can change an object's velocity, i.e., to accelerate. Forces are vector quantities, meaning they have both magnitude and direction. - B. In philosophy the discussion ist often about the assertive force. Gottlob Frege argued that assertive force is an essential part of the meaning of a sentence, but that it is distinct from the truth conditions of the sentence. The truth conditions of a sentence determine whether it is true or false, while the assertive force determines what the speaker is doing by uttering the sentence. See also Truth conditions, Meaning, Assertions, Speech acts.
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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.
 
Author Item    More concepts for author
Armstrong, David M. Forces   Armstrong, David M.
Attachment Theory Forces   Attachment Theory
Bigelow, John Forces   Bigelow, John
Cartwright, Nancy Forces   Cartwright, Nancy
Danto, Arthur C. Forces   Danto, Arthur C.
Davidson, Donald Forces   Davidson, Donald
Dennett, Daniel Forces   Dennett, Daniel
Dilthey, Wilhelm Forces   Dilthey, Wilhelm
Droysen, Johann Gustav Forces   Droysen, Johann Gustav
Dummett, Michael E. Forces   Dummett, Michael E.
Gärdenfors, Peter Forces   Gärdenfors, Peter
Geach, Peter Forces   Geach, Peter T.
Gestalt Psychology Forces   Gestalt Psychology
Hegel, G.W.F. Forces   Hegel, G.W.F.
Leibniz, G.W. Forces   Leibniz, G.W.
Marr, David Forces   Marr, David
McDowell, John Forces   McDowell, John
Psychological Theories Forces   Psychological Theories
Ranke, Leopold von Forces   Ranke, Leopold von
Russell, Bertrand Forces   Russell, Bertrand

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Ed. Martin Schulz, access date 2024-05-28