Dictionary of Arguments

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Context, context dependency: sentences, words and texts depend to a varying extent on the addition of additional information to eliminate ambiguities. In particular, the use of index words such as "here", "now", but also of pronouns like "mine" leads to indeterminacy of the reference. The additional information may possibly be taken from an already existing information set, whereby the sentences to be examined, words or texts, form a subset of this more comprehensive set. Such a more comprehensive amount of information already existing elsewhere is called context. See also dependency, ambiguity, indeterminacy, discovery.

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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
Chalmers, David Context/Context Dependence   Chalmers, David
Field, Hartry Context/Context Dependence   Field, Hartry
Fraassen, Bas van Context/Context Dependence   Fraassen, Bas van
Gärdenfors, Peter Context/Context Dependence   Gärdenfors, Peter
Hintikka, Jaakko Context/Context Dependence   Hintikka, Jaakko
Hungerland, Isabel C. Context/Context Dependence   Hungerland, Isabel C.
Kaplan, David B. Context/Context Dependence   Kaplan, David B.
Lyons, John Context/Context Dependence   Lyons, John
Millikan, Ruth Context/Context Dependence   Millikan, Ruth
Parsons, Talcott Context/Context Dependence   Parsons, Talcott
Stalnaker, Robert Context/Context Dependence   Stalnaker, Robert
Wittgenstein, Ludwig Context/Context Dependence   Wittgenstein, Ludwig
Zittrain, Jonathan Context/Context Dependence   Zittrain, Jonathan

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