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Logos: the greek expression logos can refer to both the speech and its content, or generally reason. In the course of the history of philosophy, the meaning of logos changed from "explanation" to "definition" or overall context. See also language, definition, reason, universe.
Annotation: The above characterizations of concepts are neither definitions nor exhausting presentations of problems related to them. Instead, they are intended to give a short introduction to the contributions below. – Lexicon of Arguments.

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Aristotle on Logos - Dictionary of Arguments

Bubner I 190
Logos/Aristotle: it surpasses the elementary natural conditionality. In contrast to Hobbes and Rousseau, there is no contract conclusion, which leads out of nature (natural right).
Logos: to be understood in Aristotle as language and not as reason, which emerges from the comparison with animals.
, >Animal/Aristotle.
Language reveals the good and the just in mutual exchange.
The good as leading design of action is indeed controversial, so that it must be debated.
>The Good/Aristotle.
The Logos is such a means to discover, but not a set goal and not content in itself.
It is only thanks to the insinuation of common interests that the dialogue is set in motion.
Without polis no function of the logos and no logos, no politics.
The growing complexity is self-sustaining without forming a political community of action. HegelVsAristotle recognizes this.

Explanation of symbols: Roman numerals indicate the source, arabic numerals indicate the page number. The corresponding books are indicated on the right hand side. ((s)…): Comment by the sender of the contribution. Translations: Dictionary of Arguments
The note [Concept/Author], [Author1]Vs[Author2] or [Author]Vs[term] resp. "problem:"/"solution:", "old:"/"new:" and "thesis:" is an addition from the Dictionary of Arguments. If a German edition is specified, the page numbers refer to this edition.

Bu I
R. Bubner
Antike Themen und ihre moderne Verwandlung Frankfurt 1992

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