Philosophy Lexicon of Arguments

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De dicto: statements about the nature of linguistic expressions and their consequences are de dicto. Concepts necessarily have certain characteristics, as opposed to objects (res) the properties of which are considered as contingent by many authors. See also de re, modality, necessity de re.
 
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Brandom, Robert
 
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de dicto I 714
De Dicto/Brandom: E.g. "he believes this from this tree bark ..." - de re: "he believes of quinine..."- quinine has more inferential connections to other contents - E.g. de re: the student believes of the number 17,163 that it... - (but he does not even know the number).
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I 965
Belief/Brandom: any belief, be it strong or weak, can be attributed de re or de dicto.
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I 845
De Re/Brandom: with this, determinations are made - de dicto: attributions are made.

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 2017-03-24