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Dennett, Daniel
 
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Meaning (to mean) I 572/3
Meaning/Reference/Wittgenstein: the brain cannot turn to one thing and mean another -> Twin Earth/Dennett: you cannot tell a story being of the opinion that tables are not tables, even though they look like tables and are used as tables - but the following works: "living thing that looks like Fury" (but is not Fury) - but if there are "shorses" on the twin earth that look like our horses, then they would be "hHorses" (non-earthly, but at least horses) - unlike (twin earth water) - - hHorses could be defined by convention as a separate species - depending on how strict you want to be.

Den I
D. Dennett
Darwins gefährliches Erbe Hamburg 1997

Den II
D. Dennett
Spielarten des Geistes Gütersloh 1999


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