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Epistemic/ontological: ontological questions relate to the existence of entities that cause perceptions - epistemic questions reflect their recognizability. The question of a principal recognizability itself is ontological and metaphysical. See also metaphysics, ontology, existence, realism, reality, perception.
 
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Fodor, Jerry
 
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Epistemic/ontologic IV 59
epistemic E.g. situation of radical interpretation-"
IV 105
epistemic/Fodor/Lepore: what made the arguments of the previous chapters epistemic was the assumption that it is metaphysically constitutive for content that language must be radically interpretable - e.g. the question of which sentences a speaker holds to be true and under what conditions-" language/Davidson: must be radically interpretable-" >contrast: transcendental.

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J. Fodor/E. Lepore
Holism Cambridge USA Oxford UK 1992


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