Philosophy Lexicon of Arguments

Form, philosophy: traditionally antonym of matter or content. See also statue/clay, exterior/interior, wholes, parts, dualism, substance, substrate, change, process. - In logic it comes to the form in which statements must be expressed in order to allow conclusions. See also fine-grained/coarse-grained, completeness, theories, systems, formalism.
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Wittgenstein, Ludwig
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Forms Hintikka I 74
Definition form/Tractatus/Wittgenstein: 20141 the possibility of its occurrence in facts is the form of the object.
I 139
Form/Sentence/Wittgenstein/Hintikka: in elementary proposition all logic operations are already included - because "fa" says the same as "(Ex)fx.x = a" - that is, we do not need a concept of identity - argument and function are already all logical constants.
I 145
The only logical constant is that what all sentences have in common.
IV 13
Form/Tractatus: the possibility of its occurrence in facts is the form of the object - 20141 - the object is simple.

L. Wittgenstein
Vorlesungen 1930-35 Frankfurt 1989

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

L. Wittgenstein
Tractatus Logico Philosophicus Frankfurt/M 1960

Hin I
Jaakko and Merrill B. Hintikka
The Logic of Epistemology and the Epistemology of Logic Dordrecht 1989

J. Hintikka/M. B. Hintikka
Untersuchungen zu Wittgenstein Frankfurt 1996

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Ed. Martin Schulz, access date 2017-04-26