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What is a solutionhood relation?

 

Definition
 

A solutionhood relation is an interpropositional relation in which a proposition(s) is presented as an answer or remedy for a problem, such as one of the following, communicated in another proposition(s):

 
  • A lack of information
  • A desire
  • An intellectual issue
  • A need
  • A calamity
  • A frustration
Generic
  A solutionhood relation is a kind of
 
Sources
 

Mann and Thompson 1987b 49–52

 

Beekman, Callow, and Kopesec 1981 88–89


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