Philosophy Lexicon of Arguments

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Disjunction: linking two or more statements by an inclusive "or". The disjunction is only false when all disjuncts are false. Notation v. See also adjunction, alternation, conjunction, compound sentences.
 
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Wittgenstein, Ludwig
 
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Disjunction II 305
Disjunction/Wittgenstein: there is no disjunction between various circles because in our language, there is no distinguishing characteristics of the various circles - no disjunction between shades of color.
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II 315
Disjunction/Wittgenstein: if "etc." occurs, there is no disjunction, because "and so on" is not itself a disjunct.
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III 218
Disjunction/Wittgenstein/late/Flor: the disjunction of similarities should not be regarded as joint.

W II
L. Wittgenstein
Vorlesungen 1930-35 Frankfurt 1989

W III
L. Wittgenstein
Das Blaue Buch - Eine Philosophische Betrachtung Frankfurt 1984

W IV
L. Wittgenstein
Tractatus Logico Philosophicus Frankfurt/M 1960


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