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Single Idea 23628

[catalogued under 5. Theory of Logic / E. Structures of Logic / 2. Logical Connectives / d. and]

Full Idea

The sentence connective 'and' also has an order-sensitive meaning, when it means something like 'and then'.

Gist of Idea

The connective 'and' can have an order-sensitive meaning, as 'and then'


Keith Hossack (Knowledge and the Philosophy of Number [2020], 10.4)

Book Reference

Hossack, Keith: 'Knowledge and the Philosophy of Number' [Routledge 2021], p.158

A Reaction

This is support the idea that orders are a feature of reality, just as much as possible concatenation. Relational predicates, he says, refer to series rather than to individuals. Nice point.