Dictionary 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. _____________ 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  Lambda Calculus  Bigelow, John  
Lewis, David K.  Lambda Calculus  Lewis, David K.  
Meixner, Uwe  Lambda Calculus  Meixner, Uwe  
Prior, Arthur  Lambda Calculus  Prior, Arthur  
