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Single Idea 20786

[catalogued under 19. Language / C. Assigning Meanings / 3. Predicates]

Full Idea

Stoics place predicates among the incomplete 'lekta'.


'Lekta' are things said

Gist of Idea

Predicates are incomplete 'lekta'


report of Stoic school (fragments/reports [c.200 BCE]) by Diogenes Laertius - Lives of Eminent Philosophers 07.63

Book Reference

'The Stoics Reader', ed/tr. Inwood,B/Gerson,L.P. [Hackett 2008], p.16

A Reaction

This seems to be the modern Fregean logician's concept of a predicate.