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Putnam, Hilary
 
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Internalism V 103f
Similarity/deception/error/internalism/Putnam: an outsider will have a different similarity concept than we have. - Then we cannot be always wrong "in reality"! - Just because there are no external standards.
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V 104f
Internalism/translation/truth/theory/Reference/Putnam: metaphysically incompatible theories (e.g. close-up effect/distance effect) can be translated into one another. - If it were only about abstract correspondence, incompatible theories could both be true. - Internalism: does not have anything against it, why not equally coherent, but incompatible conceptual schemes?
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V 106
N.B.: to pick out a correspondence between two areas, one needs an independent access to both - this has not be seen for 2,000 years.

Pu I
H. Putnam
Von einem Realistischen Standpunkt Frankfurt 1993

Pu II
H. Putnam
Repräsentation und Realität Frankfurt 1999

Pu III
H. Putnam
Für eine Erneuerung der Philosophie Stuttgart 1997

Pu IV
H. Putnam
Pragmatismus Eine offene Frage Frankfurt 1995

Pu V
H. Putnam
Vernunft, Wahrheit und Geschichte Frankfurt 1990


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Ed. Martin Schulz, access date 2017-03-24