Philosophy Lexicon of Arguments

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Analytic/synthetic: achieved by decomposition or by composition. In philosophy analytically true = true according to the meaning of the components - synthetic insight = substantial expansion of knowledge.
 
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Hare, R.M.
 
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Analyticity/Syntheticity R.M.Hare Philosophische Entdeckungen aus Grewendorf/Meggle(Hg) Linguistik und Philosophie, Frankfurt (Athenäum) 1974/1995
Grewendorf II 133
Analytical/Hare: is the statement: "propositions of the form" p and not-p" are analytically false" supposed to be analytically true? - Or empirically? - It’s about the (empirical) use of "and not". - Plato/Solution: Anamnesis: the definition of a concept is similar to remembering - i.e. not to make an empirical discovery or to decide. - Plato: right is only what we have learned from our teachers.

Meg II
G. Grewendorf/G. Meggle
Linguistik und Philosophie Frankfurt 1995


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Ed. Martin Schulz, access date 2017-04-29