Philosophy Lexicon of Arguments

 
Quantities, philosophy: quantity is an expression for the set of countable objects, which is referred to in a statement, or correspondingly the expression for the mass of an uncountable material substance about which a statement is. Today, quantity is no longer regarded fundamentally as a category, as it was the case in the traditional philosophy since Aristotle. See also qualities, categories, mass terms, problem of quantities.

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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
Bigelow, John Quantities   Bigelow, John
Field, Hartry Quantities   Field, Hartry
Vollmer, Gerhard Quantities   Vollmer, Gerhard


Ed. Martin Schulz, access date 2017-09-20