Philosophy Lexicon of Arguments

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Statement: once a statement is made the utterer is committed to it. In contrast to this, a sentence can be thought of as a string of symbols that is no statement.
 
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Hempel, C.
 
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Isolated Statement / Hempel: Problem: if it is excluded, then from the theory T" will result the same explanatory power - E.g. (S1):. (x) (P1x> (Qx P2x)) (which is not a logical truth): P1 and P2: observation predicate Q: theoretical construction - Carnap: This is an analytical statement because all its consequences are truths of logic.
C.G. Hempel
I Hempel Zur Wahrheitstheorie des logischen Positivismus aus Wahrheitsheorien Hrsg. Skirbekk Frankfurt/M 1996

II Hempel Probleme und Modifikationen des empiristischen Sinnkriteriums aus Sinnreich (Hg) Philosophie der idealen Sprache, München 1982

II (b) Hempel Der Begriff der kognitiven Signifikanz: eine erneute Betrachtung (1951) aus Sinnreich (Hg) Philosophie der idealen Sprache, München 1982


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Ed. Martin Schulz, access date 2017-04-26