Philosophy Lexicon of Arguments

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Cresswell, M.J.
 
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Situations I 75
Situation / Cresswell: if they are to be individuals, they must be completed. - It must be possible for a situation without an A to contain an A - but there is no individual whose existence logically isdependent on another. - I 76 bare infinitive: if relation to an event, then not disjunctive. - Event / Cresswell: are not the meanings of sentences. - E.g. someone broke into my appartment: in the sense there is nothing that tells me who. - The entities that are referenced to the bare infinitives are not semantic values ​​of sentences - but of situations.
II 169
Def situation / Cresswell: (essentially) a collection of individuals with certain characteristics, where the individuals are in certain relationships.

Cr I
M. J. Cresswell
Semantical Essays (Possible worlds and their rivals) Dordrecht Boston 1988

Cr II
M. J. Cresswell
Structured Meanings Cambridge Mass. 1984


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