Grazer Philosophische Studien 25 (1):209-234 (1985)

An attempt is made in the present essay to accommodate various senses of the notion of existence and ofthat of non-existence within the framework of logic. With this aim in view a system of Lesniewski's Ontology, referred to as System S, is outlined. Equipped with appropriate definitions and illustrated with a selection of theses it offers a logical theory of existence and non-existence. The usefulness of the theory is then tested by interpreting in its terms some of the principal notions and assertions of Meinong's ontology. A few brief comments on the notion of 'possible object' and on 'semantics' of fiction conclude the essay
Keywords Analytic Philosophy
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Reprint years 1986
ISBN(s) 0165-9227
DOI 10.5840/gps1985/8625/269
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