Philosophy Lexicon of Arguments

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General Term: a word that does not single out individuals, but sets objects which are determined by characteristics - contrast singular term. There are problems in relation to universals and reference.
 
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Brandom, Robert
 
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BrandomVsTradition: singular term: does not necessarily pick out an object - general term: not to be understood as a predication. - Difference whether one refers to an object or if one ascertains a fact - E.g. wavy blue line between a red dot and a red square (map) - Content: we must speak of it without a priori using representational vocabulary.

Bra I
R. Brandom
Expressive Vernunft Frankfurt 2000

Bra II
R. Brandom
Begr√ľnden und Begreifen Frankfurt 2001


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Ed. Martin Schulz, access date 2017-04-24