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Sellars, Wilfrid
 
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Propositional Content I XXXVII
Definition descriptive content/propositional content/Sellars: that which is responsible for ensuring that anyone who sees something red, reacts with "red" - "even if the object only appears red" - the common descriptive content is what you say if the common propositional content was true - "((s)> counterfactual conditional - "((s) propositional content: truth value" - descriptive content: connected to behavior.
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Propositional content/Sellars: E.g. that the object is red - "common propositional content of a) seeing that the x is red -" b) that it seems like this would be red - "c) that it seems as if there is a red object - "((s) as practically "red" - Sellars: on the other hand: descriptive content: affects the different extent of affirmation.

Sell I
W. Sellars
Der Empirismus und die Philosophie des Geistes Paderborn 1999


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