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Schiffer, Stephen
 
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Manifestation I 229
Past/manifestation/understanding/SchifferVsDummett: e.g. we discover a historical document that Thales did begin to run not before his 13th month. - How can you say that the mere understanding of the sentence enables one to identify whether the document verifies the sentence? - ((s) the document could still be wrong.) - Problem: e.g. Betty believes that Australians drink too much - it is not easy to manifest that she thinks so.

Schi I
St. Schiffer
Remnants of Meaning Cambridge 1987


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