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  • This is neat because it allows us to offer reductive definitions of moral concepts in spite of their highly holistic character.

  • Of these facts, those having to do with art’s contingent cultural and historical features are emphasized by some definitions of art.

  • Spinoza begins the Ethics with the definitions of causa sui (E1d1), and of substance as that which “is conceived through itself” (E1d3).

  • The first idea—that definitions are generalized identities—motivates the traditional account’s inferential rules for definitions.

  • Persuasive definitions and quasi-definitions, then, lie at the heart of much moral reform, whether for good or ill (1944, 209–210).

  • To the degree that these definitions are adequate, they might, without much effort, be converted into definitions of morality in the descriptive sense.

  • (i) Under this theory, the logic and semantics of non-circular definitions—i.e., definitions in normal form—remain the same as in the traditional account.

  • However, no matter how dependent general names are on our definitions, we are answerable to nature and must keep our definitions as close as we can to what nature provides.

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  • In particular, the definitions of ‘substance’ and ‘quality’ seem to be jointly circular, unless we take as already given universals such as substance-hood, which make the definitions somewhat vacuous.

  • Beginning with a discussion of Aristotle’s four types of inquiry, Israeli goes on to present 56 definitions, including definitions of wisdom, intellect, soul, nature, reason, love, locomotion, and time.

  • The ease of these dismissals, though, serves as a reminder of the fact that classical definitions of art are significantly less philosophically self-contained or freestanding than are most contemporary definitions of art.

  • So there are representational or mimetic definitions, expressive definitions, and formalist definitions, which hold that artworks are characterized by their possession of, respectively, representational, expressive, and formal properties.


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