Dictionary of Arguments  
 
RelationTheory A. RelationTheory: takes belief to be a relation to internal objects (entities). Virtually all authors are against the assumption of thoughts as internal objects. See also intensional objects, intensions, propositional attitudes, mentalism. B. Relational Theory/Bigelow/Pargetter (Science and Necessity Cambridge University Press 1990 p55) assumes universals (e.g. sets, numbers, properties) and relations between them in order to explain the problem of quantities. See also change, motion, quantities, universals, Platonism, nominalism. _____________ 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  RelationTheory  Bigelow, John  
Burge, Tyler  RelationTheory  Burge, Tyler  
Davidson, Donald  RelationTheory  Davidson, Donald  
Fodor, Jerry  RelationTheory  Fodor, Jerry  
Prior, Arthur  RelationTheory  Prior, Arthur  
Schiffer, Stephen  RelationTheory  Schiffer, Stephen  
