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 Logical Constants - Philosophy Dictionary of Arguments
Logical constants: logical constants are also called logical particles or connectives, they are e.g. “and”; “or”; “if”; “then”; “not”. The expression constant is used, because the meaning of the logical links cannot change also in the translation into other languages, but always remains. For example, if one was to try to replace "and" with "or" in the case of a translation, mistakes would arise which could be determined, even if the vocabulary of the foreign language is not entirely known.
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
Cartwright, Nancy Logical Constants   Cartwright, Nancy
Cohen, Laurence Jonathan Logical Constants   Cohen, Laurence Jonathan
Davidson, Donald Logical Constants   Davidson, Donald
Dummett, Michael E. Logical Constants   Dummett, Michael E.
Evans, Gareth Logical Constants   Evans, Gareth
Field, Hartry Logical Constants   Field, Hartry
Grice, H. Paul Logical Constants   Grice, H. Paul
Lorenzen, Paul Logical Constants   Lorenzen, Paul
McDowell, John Logical Constants   McDowell, John
Quine, W.V.O. Logical Constants   Quine, Willard Van Orman
Soames, Scott Logical Constants   Soames, Scott
Wittgenstein, Ludwig Logical Constants   Wittgenstein, Ludwig

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