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 Definability - Philosophy Dictionary of Arguments
Definability: is about the question whether the meanings of linguistic elements and symbols of a statement in a given frame, a theory, a model or a system can be stated in a way that these elements and symbols can be replaced by other symbols. This replacement is to aid understanding. Is this the case new symbols (words, terms, links) can be created the meaning of which can be understood from the symbols already defined. Therefore these new symbols are definable. See also definition, context definition, implicit definition, explicit definition, models, systems, theories, foundation.
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.
Author Item    More concepts for author
Feynman, Richard Definability   Feynman, Richard
Fodor, Jerry Definability   Fodor, Jerry
Genz, Hennig Definability   Genz, Hennig
Kripke, Saul A. Definability   Kripke, Saul A.
Mostowski, Andrzej Definability   Mostowski, Andrzej
Quine, W.V.O. Definability   Quine, Willard Van Orman
Rorty, Richard Definability   Rorty, Richard
Stalnaker, Robert Definability   Stalnaker, Robert
Tarski, Alfred Definability   Tarski, Alfred
Wittgenstein, Ludwig Definability   Wittgenstein, Ludwig

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