Philosophy Lexicon of Arguments

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Assertion: a statement that goes beyond mere writing down of a sentence or a string of characters. By the assertion the subject is commited to certain other claims. See also score keeping, inferences, speech acts, statements.
 
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Hume, D.
 
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Assertions I 102
Assertion/Hume: I say more than I know - E.g. "bread fills you up", "Caesar is dead" - (> knowledge).
D. Hume
I Gilles Delueze David Hume, Frankfurt 1997 (Frankreich 1953,1988)
II Norbert Hoerster Hume: Existenz und Eigenschaften Gottes aus Speck(Hg) Grundprobleme der großen Philosophen der Neuzeit I Göttingen, 1997


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Ed. Martin Schulz, access date 2017-03-24