Philosophy Lexicon of Arguments

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Thought, philosophy: a thought corresponds to a complete sentence. There is debate about whether we can attribute such thoughts to animals. See also mentalism, mental states, opacity, thinking, reality, world/thinking, propositional attitudes, propositions, intensions, objects of thought, relation theory, mentalese, computation.
 
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Nagel, Thomas
 
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Thoughts I 57
Nagel: the validity of thoughts does not depend on how they are used! (> Use theory, / validity: meaning is just still not vailidity.) ((s)> Objectivity, language).
I 65
The fallacy lies in the idea you could "get out" of the thougt "add two" and see it as a naturalistically descibable event.
  You can not consider the thought "add two" separately from its contents, and then ask what the content is.

N I
Th. Nagel
Das letzte Wort Stuttgart 1999

N II
Th. Nagel
Was bedeutet das alles? Stuttgart 1990

N III
Th. Nagel
Die Grenzen der Objektivität Stuttgart 1991


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Ed. Martin Schulz, access date 2017-04-27