## Philosophy Lexicon of Arguments | |||

Lambda Calculus, philosophy: The lambda calculus provides a way to avoid problems related to paradoxes, since, unlike the quantification of predicate logic, it does not make any existence assumptions. Where the quantification (Ex)(Fx) is translated colloquially as "There is an x with the property F" (in short "Something is F"), the translation of the corresponding form in the Lambda calculus is "An x, so that...". See also 2nd order logic. | |||

Author | Item | More concepts for author | |
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Bigelow, John | Lambda Calculus | Bigelow, John | |

Lewis, David | Lambda Calculus | Lewis, David | |

Meixner, Uwe | Lambda Calculus | Meixner, Uwe | |

Prior, Arthur | Lambda Calculus | Prior, Arthur | |

Ed. Martin Schulz, access date 2017-05-28 |