Philosophy Lexicon of Arguments

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Strawson, Peter F.
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Metaphysics Newen/Schrenk I 149
Strawson/Newen/Schrenk: pro descriptive metaphysics, VsRevisionists metaphysics - Definition descriptive metaphysics/Strawson: detects which ontology suggests our every day action and speaking. Definition revisionists metaphysics/StrawsonVsQuine: a physicalist ontology. This contradicts the everyday thinking.
StrawsonVsQuine: for Strawson it is only about the everyday language, not about the ontology of any language.
I 151
Person/Strawson: further fundamental element of our everyday ontology. They have physical and psychological characteristics and are neither reducible to the one nor to the other.
Strawson III 436f
Strawson: descriptive metaphysics: examines our conceptual scheme and terms such as space, time, identification, recognition, etc. - fundamental contrast: individual/general (Strawson pro individual) - particular basic position - Priority: particulars which are associated with sortals: sortal: universal with counting principle or distinction principle.
III 441
Conceptual scheme: concepts like space and time must be given, so that a coressponding experience is possible for us.

Str I
P.F. Strawson
Einzelding und logisches Subjekt Stuttgart 1972

Str IV
P.F. Strawson
Analyse und Metaphysik M√ľnchen 1994

Str V
P.F. Strawson
Die Grenzen des Sinns Frankfurt 1981

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Ed. Martin Schulz, access date 2017-04-27