Philosophy Lexicon of Arguments

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Eliminate, Elimination, philosophy: the replacement of a linguistic expression by another in the case of a theory revision. The elimination is usually done either by a definition or by merging various observations under a common concept. See also reduction, reductionism, eliminative materialism, eliminative reductionism, meaning change, theory change, incommensurability.

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
Churchland, Paul M. Elimination   Churchland, Paul M.
Hintikka, J. Elimination   Hintikka, J.
Lewis, David Elimination   Lewis, David
Quine, Willard Van Orman Elimination   Quine, Willard Van Orman
Simons, Peter Elimination   Simons, Peter

Ed. Martin Schulz, access date 2017-10-21