Philosophy Lexicon of Arguments

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Sellars, Wilfrid
 
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Object II 315/16
Object/Sellars: is named and not predicated - fact: is predicated and not named. (Although the name of a statement can be made).
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319F II
Definition "natural language object": linguistic objects with abstracted background. (> Bracketing, Husserl)- We abstract from our knowledge in order to think of the objects as natural objects.
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II 324
Natural language objects: (> Searleā€™s background): Solution: natural linguistic objects as linguistic counterparts are non-linguistic objects (not facts!). One can speak of them as "proper names". This takes over Wittgenstein's idea that basic statements must be construed as proper names, occurring in a certain way.

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W. Sellars
Der Empirismus und die Philosophie des Geistes Paderborn 1999


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Ed. Martin Schulz, access date 2017-03-28