Philosophy Lexicon of Arguments

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Wittgenstein, Ludwig
 
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Signs Stegmüller IV 79
Excessive fact/Wittgenstein: (Philosophical Investigations/PI § 192): Kripke: straightforward solution: finding an excessive fact: this should clearly define as a finite fact the potentially infinite future uses of a sign. - That is impossible.
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II 48
Sign/Symbol/Wittgenstein: a sign can be nonsensical. - A symbol cannot be nonsensical. - Also tone and expression are part of the symbol. - Incomplete symbol: E.g. "I'm hungry" written on the blackboard.
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VI 159
Sign/Wittgenstein/Schulte: signs are not interpreted, but known. This is a practical ability. -> Training.
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VI 177
Definition Symptom/Wittgenstein: a phenomenon that occurs according to experience with the phenomenon together, which is our defining criterion. - E.g. Symptoms: sore throat. - Criteria: Angina bacillus. - The fluctuation of grammar between the two makes it seem as if there were only symptoms. - Meaning: is not only secured by shared occurrence (like a symptom). - Instead: we need the method of verification.

W II
L. Wittgenstein
Vorlesungen 1930-35 Frankfurt 1989

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

W IV
L. Wittgenstein
Tractatus Logico Philosophicus Frankfurt/M 1960


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