Philosophy Lexicon of Arguments

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Concept: term for an entity with certain properties. The properties of an object correspond to the features of the concept. These concept features are necessary in contrast to the properties of an individual object, which are always contingent.
 
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Sellars, Wilfrid
 
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Concepts I 76
Concept/experience: it is not true that we have the concept of something because we recognize that sort of thing. It is rather the reverse: the ability to recognize a type of something, presupposes that one already has the concept of this type. We may not have the impression of a tree, if we do not have the concept of the tree.
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II 308 > Brandom
Concept: A conceptual object will become what it is, only by the difference that was caused by its presence in at least some inferences. This is a familiar theme in contemporary philosophy.
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Field II 166
Term/Schiffer: is only the shadow of subsentential expressions.

Sell I
W. Sellars
Der Empirismus und die Philosophie des Geistes Paderborn 1999

Fie I
H. Field
Realism, Mathematics and Modality Oxford New York 1989

Fie II
H. Field
Truth and the Absence of Fact Oxford New York 2001

Fie III
H. Field
Science without numbers Princeton New Jersey 1980


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