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Empiricism: a branch within epistemology which assumes that sensory perception is fundamental for setting up claims and theories. The opposite position, rationalism, assumes that even purely logical knowledge and conclusions from this knowledge may be sufficient for the building of theories. See also logical positivism, instrumentalism, rationalism, epistemology, theories, foundation, experiments, > inferentialism, knowledge, experience, science.
 
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Quine, Willard Van Orman
 
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Empiricism Graeser I 146
QuineVsCarnap: (holism): since theory is only debatable as a whole, theoretical terms escape the reduction to sensual terms -" but: Empiricism: Quine is not a strict opponent -" How else is knowledge of the world possible?
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Quine VII 40~
Empiricism/Quine: has excessively rich ontology - science is double dependent on language and experience, but thesis: this duality cannot be traced back to individual statements.
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XII 90/1
Empiricism/Quine pro: 1) everything that speaks for scientific theories comes from experience - 2) every word meaning is ultimately based on experience.
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XII 94
Gave up: 1) trying to explain everything from sensory data - 2) the rational reconstruction.
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Stalnaker I 3
QuineVsEmpiricism/Two Dogmas/Stalnaker: is no basis for the distinction between language rules (rules) and our judgments about the world - no theory - neutral basis.

Q I
W.V.O. Quine
Wort und Gegenstand Stuttgart 1980

Q II
W.V.O. Quine
Theorien und Dinge Frankfurt 1985

Q III
W.V.O. Quine
Grundzüge der Logik Frankfurt 1978

Q IX
W.V.O. Quine
Mengenlehre und ihre Logik Wiesbaden 1967

Q V
W.V.O. Quine
Die Wurzeln der Referenz Frankfurt 1989

Q VI
W.V.O. Quine
Unterwegs zur Wahrheit Paderborn 1995

Q VII
W.V.O. Quine
From a logical point of view Cambridge, Mass. 1953

Q VIII
W.V.O. Quine
Bezeichnung und Referenz
In
Zur Philosophie der idealen Sprache, J. Sinnreich (Hg), München 1982

Q X
W.V.O. Quine
Philosophie der Logik Bamberg 2005

Q XII
W.V.O. Quine
Ontologische Relativität Frankfurt 2003

Grae I
A. Graeser
Positionen der Gegenwartsphilosophie. München 2002

Sta I
R. Stalnaker
Ways a World may be Oxford New York 2003


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