Philosophy Lexicon of Arguments

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Attribute (philosophy): word for an ascribed property (i.e. habitually associated with an object). Not identical with the property.
 
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Mill, John Stuart
 
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Attributes Wolf I 48f
Attribute/Mill: E.g. "whitness", "age": these are names of attributes - "attribute" itself is a generic name of many attributes.
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Wolf I 51
Names/Mill: names always include some attribute in itself, but they are not the name of this attribute! The attribute itself has its own, abstract name (singular term), for example, "The Whiteness".

Mill II
J. St. Mill
Utilitarianism: 1st (First) Edition Oxford 1998

K II siehe Wol I
U. Wolf (Hg)
Eigennamen Frankfurt 1993


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