Philosophy Lexicon of Arguments

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Variables, philosophy: variables are symbols in statements or logical formulas, in the place of which various, more precise determinations, such as constants or names of objects, can be inserted. In logic, free and bound variables are distinguished. Free variables, which are not bound by a quantifier such as (Ex) or (x), do not form a statement yet but a statement function such as e.g. "Fx" - "Something is F". Numbers or objects are not variable entities. The variability consists in the applicability of more than one possible value. See also free variables, bound variables, constants, individual constants, individual variables, substitution, substitutability, logic, statements, statement function, formulas.

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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
Black, Max Variables   Black, Max
Chomsky, Noam Variables   Chomsky, Noam
Cresswell, Maxwell J. Variables   Cresswell, Maxwell J.
Deleuze, Gilles Variables   Deleuze, Gilles
Frege, Gottlob Variables   Frege, Gottlob
Geach, Peter T. Variables   Geach, Peter T.
Lewis, David K. Variables   Lewis, David K.
Lyons, John Variables   Lyons, John
Mates, Benson Variables   Mates, Benson
Perry, John R. Variables   Perry, John R.
Prior, Arthur Variables   Prior, Arthur
Quine, Willard Van Orman Variables   Quine, Willard Van Orman
Russell, Bertrand Variables   Russell, Bertrand
Schönfinkel, Moses Variables   Schönfinkel, Moses
Simons, Peter M. Variables   Simons, Peter M.
Stalnaker, Robert Variables   Stalnaker, Robert
Stechow, Arnim von Variables   Stechow, Arnim von
Wittgenstein, Ludwig Variables   Wittgenstein, Ludwig

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Ed. Martin Schulz, access date 2018-04-22