Philosophy Lexicon of Arguments

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Forms of arguments, typical patterns.:
 
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Goodman, Nelson
 
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Forms of Thinking II 33 ff
Definition: One counter-example is enough.
E.g. Everything in my pocket is made of silver
No President of the United States in the 20th century will be between 185-186 cm tall.
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II 37 f
Definition few confirmations are enough:
All five-mark pieces are made of silver.
All plants, originating from this seed, will bloom yellow.
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III 104
And the fact that I might be able in the future to perceive a difference that I do not perceive now, constitutes now for me a significant aesthetic difference between the two.
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III 104
If in fact, no difference can be perceived, then the existence of a difference is based alone on something that can be proved (or not) by other means than mere looking at it.

G I
N. Goodman
Weisen der Welterzeugung Frankfurt 1984

G II
N. Goodman
Tatsache Fiktion Voraussage Frankfurt 1988

G III
N. Goodman
Sprachen der Kunst Frankfurt 1997

G IV
N. Goodman/K. Elgin
Revisionen Frankfurt 1989


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