Philosophy Lexicon of Arguments

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Introduction, philosophy: the introduction of objects establishes rules for the use of linguistic expressions for the objects, not a determination or description of these objects. See also definitions, use, language, expressiveness, localization.
 
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Putnam, Hilary
 
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Introduction I 83
Introduction/Feyerabend: who introduces a concept accepts certain laws as necessarily true - these laws are then the definitions of the reference object - consequence: the meaning of "electron" is different in different theories - PutnamVs: the electrons have mass and charge fairly well, as Bohr assumed, therefore, it is the particle of which he has spoken.

Pu I
H. Putnam
Von einem Realistischen Standpunkt Frankfurt 1993

Pu II
H. Putnam
Repräsentation und Realität Frankfurt 1999

Pu III
H. Putnam
Für eine Erneuerung der Philosophie Stuttgart 1997

Pu IV
H. Putnam
Pragmatismus Eine offene Frage Frankfurt 1995

Pu V
H. Putnam
Vernunft, Wahrheit und Geschichte Frankfurt 1990


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Ed. Martin Schulz, access date 2017-03-27