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Putnam, Hilary
 
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Causality III 259
Causality/Putnam: the use of causal terms to explain reference is circular in that our relevant interests involve certain skills.
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III 84f
But it is about simple explanations e.g. why the pot did not work normally - no physically complex facts - the physical facts themselves do not distinguish between constraints and triggers.
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III 206
Causality/Putnam: explains the reference of individual words - but not the truth of sentences.

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 2017-03-23