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What is the difference between statement and premise?

Short Answer A statement might be held to mean utterance, sentence, proposition, message, or speech. A premise is a statement that is used as a basis to draw an inference. Thus, a premise is a type of ...
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What is the difference between statement and premise?

As mentioned by Logikal in comment Generally a statement is a deemed a way of communication that doesn't have to be verbal. For example, signs can communicate. This communication doesn't HAVE TO ...
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What qualifies as being 'part of' the state of affairs for an event?

From WP's article on state of affairs: In philosophy, a state of affairs (German: Sachverhalt), also known as a situation, is a way the actual world must be in order to make some given proposition ...
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Is Architecture a Language?

'Language' might be defined as something like: 'A system of communication which, when properly understood, enables people to derive reasonably consistent meaning from a given communicative intent'. ...
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Is Architecture a Language?

Of course! In at least a few senses, none of them metaphorical. Architecture is a language of enclosure, space, softness, holes -- it involves topological functions as well as psychoanalytic ones. But ...
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Is Architecture a Language?

I have yet to see it in an answer presented, but to call architecture a language is just a metaphor. It's simply an implicit comparison, one that does not use "like" or "as". How ...
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Is Architecture a Language?

Architecture is arguably a language in the sense that it is arguably generated by a grammar. This does not make architecture a language in the sense that English or French are languages; rather it is ...
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Is Architecture a Language?

No. Architecture is a discipline, a branch of knowledge, a set of knowledge facts that are intended to solve specific problems. A language is a set of rules and symbols, and architecture is much more ...
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Is Architecture a Language?

Taken literally, no. Architecture is roughly the practice/art/science of designing buildings, we do not typically use the word "language" to refer to such practices. Nor does it meet the ...
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What is a "disorder"?

I'm not sure why you are disposing of teleology. We may not be able to derive an 'ought' from an 'is', but that doesn't mean that 'oughts' don't exist. If we have a car, there's nothing problematic in ...
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Is human language system static or dynamic?

Languages are constantly evolving. New definitions arise from colloquialisms and old definitions fade into disuse. Take the word niggard: "That niggard never leaves a tip when out for lunch."...
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Is human language system static or dynamic?

According to modern linguistics, languages are not static, but rather evolve (see Evolution of languages). Thus, e.g., most languages spoken in Europe today have evolved from a common ancestor (Proto-...
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Can we define a sequence of words?

I presume that the question is related to the theory of quotation and shall set down several remarks that might be of help approaching the issue. For technical matters involving formal languages, ...
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Can we define a sequence of words?

In general, are we allowed to make such definitions where on the left hand side we have a sequence of words? Yes: Names Synonyms "The president of USA plays football". we can expand it ...
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How is it possible to explain a logical language through a natural one?

Perhaps the "boundary" between natural and constructed languages is vague. The whole idea of precisifying all terms and entangled concepts sounds admirable from the outside, but looked at ...
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