Philosophy Lexicon of Arguments

Arbitrariness: A. Arbitrariness is an everyday expression for a non-justified behavior or the refusal to give a reason for a behavior. For example, arbitrariness can arise in unfounded favor. B. In the narrower sense, arbitrariness is something subject to the will. Arbitrary action can be simulated by overriding regularities and thereby undermining expectability. See also conventions.

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
Field, Hartry Arbitrariness   Field, Hartry
Fodor, Jerry Arbitrariness   Fodor, Jerry
Wittgenstein, L. Arbitrariness   Wittgenstein, L.

Ed. Martin Schulz, access date 2017-09-20