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Assertive force: potential of an assertion for changing inferences in which an assertion appears. This is not primarily about truth. See also speech act theory, speech acts, force.
 
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Brandom, Robert
 
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Assertive Force I 142
Force/Brandom: is important because the word "true" is not important, but the assertive force with which the sentence is pronounced - difference: whether one refers to an object, or it says something about it, i.e. states a fact.
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I 142
Assertive force instead of the word "true" - reason: assertive force has inferential power - derivation scheme, not substantive fact - force: pragmatic significance.

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 2017-04-29