Philosophy Lexicon of Arguments

Adjective: gradable word which expresses a quality or characteristic. In philosophy, we speak of predicates. Not every predicate or adjective has a corresponding property. See also property, predicates, features.
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Lewis, David
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Adjectives IV 197
Adjective/Lewis: it takes a general term to form a new, composite general term. Category C/C. - (C: Generic term) - the meaning of an adjective is then something that determines how the intension of a general term depends on another - intension/adjective: is a function of general term intentions on general term intentions - their area consists of functions of indices on volumes.
IV 199
Adverb/Lewis: derived category: form: (S/N)/(S/N) - takes a verbal phrase (actually S/N) to form a verbal phrase - suitable intension: function of VP intensions to VP I.

D. Lewis
Die Identität von Körper und Geist Frankfurt 1989

D. Lewis
Konventionen Berlin 1975

D. Lewis
Philosophical Papers Bd I New York Oxford 1983

D. Lewis
Philosophical Papers Bd II New York Oxford 1986

LwCl I
Cl. I. Lewis
Mind and the World Order: Outline of a Theory of Knowledge (Dover Books on Western Philosophy) 1991

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Ed. Martin Schulz, access date 2017-04-28