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Eine auch sich selbst missverstehende Kritik: Über das Reflexionsdefizit formaler Explikationen
Journal for General Philosophy of Science / Zeitschrift für allgemeine Wissenschaftstheorie
Vol. 27, No. 2 (1996), pp. 347-352
Published by: Springer
Stable URL: http://www.jstor.org/stable/25171067
Page Count: 6
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A Criticism misjudging itself too. On the Deficiency of Reflection in Formal Explications. The criticism formulated by L. B. Puntel concerning the theory of dialectic proposed by the author is rejected. Puntel's attempt at explicating predication by means of (second order) predicate logic fails: It misjudges predication being already presupposed for the possibility of predicate logic, thus belonging to the transcendental conditions of formal predicate logic, so that predication itself cannot be further explicated by means of such logic. What is in fact criticized by Puntel is something like an artefact of formalization. The unreflected application of formal logic here generates problems instead of solving them.
Journal for General Philosophy of Science / Zeitschrift für allgemeine Wissenschaftstheorie © 1996 Springer