Philosophy Lexicon of Arguments

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Axiom: principle or rule for linking elements of a theory that is not proven within the theory. It is assumed that axioms are true and evident. Adding or eliminating axioms turns a system into another system. Accordingly, more or less statements can be constructed or derived in the new system. > System.
 
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Tarski, Alfred
 
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Axioms Berka I 400
Axiom System / Tarski: problem: choice of axioms is arbitrary and depends on the level of knowledge.
Berka I 530
  Axiom System / Tarski: methodological problem: to simply assume that an AxS is complete and therefore can solve every problem in its domain.

Tarsk I
A. Tarski
Logic, Semantics, Metamathematics: Papers from 1923-38 Indianapolis 1983

Brk I
K. Berka/L. Kreiser
Logik Texte Berlin 1983


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Ed. Martin Schulz, access date 2017-03-30