Philosophy Lexicon of Arguments

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Davidson, Donald
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Propositions I 24f
False theory: the objects would be the meanings of sentences, that is, the propositions.
I 34
DavidsonVs: with that, it would be so arranged that, e.g. if a Frenchman attributed the same state of consciousness to Paul as I do, the same subject would be named by us both, while the proposition in question of the Frenchman would not be the same as mine.
It should not concern us that the Frenchman and I use different words, it is similar to ounces and carats.
This "relativism", however, contains nothing that could show that the properties measured with ounces or carats are not "real".
Dum III 64
Meaning/Truth/Davidson: Thesis: Understanding the proposition before knowing that the proposition is true.

D. Davidson
Der Mythos des Subjektiven Stuttgart 1993

D. Davidson
Handlung und Ereignis Frankfurt 1990

D. Davidson
Wahrheit und Interpretation Frankfurt 1990

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