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Davidson, Donald
 
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Limits I 86
Radical Interpretation/RI/Holism/Davidson: E.g. "There’s a whale" is not independently interpretable from "There is amammal" - also there is nowhere a boundary where one puts an end - therefore there is no distinction simple/Composed (complex).
I 87
Therefore, the RI can not go step by step - Dummett: a class of sentences should contain the word in question - DavdisonVsDummett: This class expands automatically to the entire language - DavidsonVsDummett: we need to identify a corpus of sentences about situations.

D I
D. Davidson
Der Mythos des Subjektiven Stuttgart 1993

D III
D. Davidson
Handlung und Ereignis Frankfurt 1990

D IV
D. Davidson
Wahrheit und Interpretation Frankfurt 1990


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