Philosophy Lexicon of Arguments

Propositions, philosophy: propositions are defined as the meanings of sentences, whereby a sentence is interpreted as a character string, which must still be interpreted in relation to a situation or a speaker. E.g. “I am hungry” has a different meaning from the mouth of each new speaker. On the other hand, the sentence “I am hungry” from the mouth of the speaker, who first expressed the German sentence, has the same meaning as the German sentence uttered by him. See also meaning, propositional attitudes, identity conditions, opacity, utterances, sentences.

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
Adams, R. Propositions   Adams, R.
Bigelow, John Propositions   Bigelow, John
Black, Max Propositions   Black, Max
Brandom, Robert Propositions   Brandom, Robert
Castaneda, H.N. Propositions   Castaneda, H.N.
Chalmers, David Propositions   Chalmers, David
Chisholm, Roderick M. Propositions   Chisholm, Roderick M.
Cresswell, M.J. Propositions   Cresswell, M.J.
Davidson, Donald Propositions   Davidson, Donald
Dummett, Michael Propositions   Dummett, Michael
Field, Hartry Propositions   Field, Hartry
Fodor, Jerry Propositions   Fodor, Jerry
Foucault, M. Propositions   Foucault, M.
Fraassen, Bas Propositions   Fraassen, Bas
Frege, Gottlob Propositions   Frege, Gottlob
Gärdenfors, Peter Propositions   Gärdenfors, Peter
Geach, Peter T. Propositions   Geach, Peter T.
Jackson, Frank C. Propositions   Jackson, Frank C.
Lewis, David Propositions   Lewis, David
Loar, Brian Propositions   Loar, Brian
Locke, John Propositions   Locke, John
Mates, B. Propositions   Mates, B.
Montague, R. Propositions   Montague, R.
Perry, John R. Propositions   Perry, John R.
Plantinga, Alvin Propositions   Plantinga, Alvin
Prior, Arthur Propositions   Prior, Arthur
Quine, Willard Van Orman Propositions   Quine, Willard Van Orman
Rorty, Richard Propositions   Rorty, Richard
Russell, Bertrand Propositions   Russell, Bertrand
Schiffer, Stephen Propositions   Schiffer, Stephen
Searle, John R. Propositions   Searle, John R.
Sellars, Wilfrid Propositions   Sellars, Wilfrid
Stalnaker, R. Propositions   Stalnaker, R.
Tugendhat, E. Propositions   Tugendhat, E.
Wright, Crispin Propositions   Wright, Crispin

Ed. Martin Schulz, access date 2017-06-27