Philosophy Lexicon of Arguments

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Brandom, Robert
 
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Predicates I 544
Predicates are the sentence frame, its content is determined by the set of asymmetric SMSICs
(> Frege).
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I 943
Definition predicate/Brandom: here: equivalence class of substitutionally equivalent sentences.
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I 533
Predicate/Brandom: no equivalence class - it therefore selects no objects - SMSIC for predicates asymmetrical - structural similarities.
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I 563/4
Predicates/Brandom: cannot be eliminated, expressively essential - e.g. "whatever is, is moving".
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I 572
Predicate/Brandom: essential asymmetry - problem: the difference between e.g. "Brutus killed Caesar" and "Caesar killed Brutus" cannot yet be ascertained - therefore, one must understand the predicates (T > S) but not their role as functions or as frames.

Bra I
R. Brandom
Expressive Vernunft Frankfurt 2000

Bra II
R. Brandom
Begr√ľnden und Begreifen Frankfurt 2001


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