Philosophy Lexicon of Arguments

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Existence, philosophy, logic: the fact that there is something to which properties can be attributed. That does not mean that something has to be given immediately or can be perceived by the senses. See also ontology, properties, predicates, existence statements, realism, quantification, ascription.
 
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Inwagen, P. van
 
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Existence Schwarz I 30
Existenz/van Inwagen: (1990b. Kap.19) These: manche Dinge sind Grenzfälle von Existenz.
Schwarz I 28ff
Gegenstand/Ding/van Inwagen: (1990b) These: Teile setzen sich nur dann zu einem Gegenstand zusammen, wenn dieser ein Lebewesen ist. Danach gibt es Menschen Fische, Katzen, aber nicht Computer, Wände und Bikinis.


Inwa I
Peter van Inwagen
Metaphysics Fourth Edition

Schw I
W. Schwarz
David Lewis Bielefeld 2005


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Ed. Martin Schulz, access date 2017-04-30