Philosophy Lexicon of Arguments

Conservativity, philosophy, logic: Conservativity is the demand not to introduce a new vocabulary, or to examine, when introducing new vocabulary, which conclusions are legitimate. Firstly, new expressions may occur in premisses, but not in true conclusions. See also introduction, introduction rules, extensions, translation.

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
Brandom, Robert Conservativity   Brandom, Robert
Feyerabend, Paul Conservativity   Feyerabend, Paul
Field, Hartry Conservativity   Field, Hartry
Lakatos, Imre Conservativity   Lakatos, Imre
Quine, Willard Van Orman Conservativity   Quine, Willard Van Orman

Ed. Martin Schulz, access date 2017-06-28