Philosophy Lexicon of Arguments

 
Ostension: is the pointing to objects for the purpose of definition or description. A known problem is the indeterminacy or lack of uniqueness of the reference in pointing. For example, an object, its form, its nature, its history, its weight, etc., can be meant. See also Gavagai, pointing, to mean, indicative definition, definition, definability, statue/clay.

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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
Eco, Umberto Ostension   Eco, Umberto
Feynman, Richard Ostension   Feynman, Richard
Gärdenfors, Peter Ostension   Gärdenfors, Peter
Heidegger, M. Ostension   Heidegger, M.
Hintikka, J. Ostension   Hintikka, J.
Quine, Willard Van Orman Ostension   Quine, Willard Van Orman
Sellars, Wilfrid Ostension   Sellars, Wilfrid
Tugendhat, E. Ostension   Tugendhat, E.
Wittgenstein, L. Ostension   Wittgenstein, L.


Ed. Martin Schulz, access date 2017-09-23