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|Radical Interpretation||I 204
Radical interpretation/RI/Schiffer: in it we seek explicit propositional knowledge: Davidsonians: no translation: this is possible without understanding a language - ((s) mechanically comparing pairs of sentences.) - Davidson: we have to have a meaning theory for the own language - SchifferVsDavidson: for the radical interpretation a theory of translation is possible - we do not need a meaning theory for the native language, because we do not need compositional semantics - solution: psychological model.
Remnants of Meaning Cambridge 1987