Philosophy Lexicon of Arguments

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Individual Constants: individual constants are symbols representing a single object, as opposed to individual variables. Individual constants allow you to insert a name for the object when it occurs repeatedly within a formula or an inference. Often, an a, b, c,… is used for individual constants while x, y, z are for individual variables. Individual variables do not ensure that the same object is meant during repeated use. See also constants, variables, logic, interpretation, Substitution.

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
Bigelow, John Individual Constants   Bigelow, John
Cresswell, M.J. Individual Constants   Cresswell, M.J.

Ed. Martin Schulz, access date 2017-10-22