Philosophy Lexicon of Arguments

Existential generalization, logic: if an object that can be named, has a certain property, then there is at least one object with this property. See also universal generalization, universal instantiation.

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 Existential Generalization   Field, Hartry
Hintikka, J. Existential Generalization   Hintikka, J.
Quine, Willard Van Orman Existential Generalization   Quine, Willard Van Orman
Tarski, A. Existential Generalization   Tarski, A.
Wiggins, D. Existential Generalization   Wiggins, D.

Ed. Martin Schulz, access date 2017-06-24