Philosophy Lexicon of Arguments

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Putnam, Hilary
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Principle of Charity I 57
Principle of Charity/Wilson: E.g. someone who is erroneously using a name wrong, still refers to the one, he really meant. - PutnamVsWilson: the principle should only apply to real situations - also beliefs should be distinguished by relevance.
I 58
Phenomena have priority during the reference - that means, if there were Bohr electrons in the other half of the universe, Bohr would nevertheless refer to our electrons. - Contribution of the environment: it follows that XYZ (on twin earth) just looks like water, but it is not water.

Pu I
H. Putnam
Von einem Realistischen Standpunkt Frankfurt 1993

H. Putnam
Repräsentation und Realität Frankfurt 1999

H. Putnam
Für eine Erneuerung der Philosophie Stuttgart 1997

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 2017-04-24