Philosophy Lexicon of Arguments

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Quine, Willard Van Orman
 
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Relations I 272f
Opaque verb: "hunts lions" is nothing in relation, does not refer to a lion - relative term police chasing a man.
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I 361
Abstraction of relations, propositions and properties: opaque (planets)~.
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I 295
Properties, relations: are meaning of timeless open sentences - is unidentifiable (like propositions).
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I 362
Elimination of relations and properties in favor classes of ordered pairs, open sentences, general terms - even scattered objects (in the case of colors)
Relativity: additional dimension: space-time: Point moments are absolutely different, independent of relative movement of the viewpoint.
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I 439
Abstract term "Equator", etc: can and should be reformulated. "Closer to the equator than": Relative Term - Or: by position of the sun - four-dimensional Space-Time coordinates (quintuple, hyper bodies, not Cartesian)>reintroduction of geomtretric object at the space-time points.
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I 462
Nominalism: cannot use relations, classes, etc. ("ancestor", "successor", "greater than", "the same number of", quantification) - but there are stages of renunciation.
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IX 17
Relations/Quine: connex: "x"y[x,y e (R U ^R)" " J > x(R U ^R U I)y, - (s) (R U ^R U I): E.g. "is greater than or smaller than or equal". (>Law of comparability) - reflexive: "x"y[x,y e(R n U ^R)" " J > xRx - irreflexive: R < _I, - symmetrical: R = ^R - asymmetrical: R.

Q I
W.V.O. Quine
Wort und Gegenstand Stuttgart 1980

Q II
W.V.O. Quine
Theorien und Dinge Frankfurt 1985

Q III
W.V.O. Quine
Grundzüge der Logik Frankfurt 1978

Q IX
W.V.O. Quine
Mengenlehre und ihre Logik Wiesbaden 1967

Q V
W.V.O. Quine
Die Wurzeln der Referenz Frankfurt 1989

Q VI
W.V.O. Quine
Unterwegs zur Wahrheit Paderborn 1995

Q VII
W.V.O. Quine
From a logical point of view Cambridge, Mass. 1953

Q VIII
W.V.O. Quine
Bezeichnung und Referenz
In
Zur Philosophie der idealen Sprache, J. Sinnreich (Hg), München 1982

Q X
W.V.O. Quine
Philosophie der Logik Bamberg 2005

Q XII
W.V.O. Quine
Ontologische Relativität Frankfurt 2003


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