Philosophy Lexicon of Arguments

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Quine, Willard Van Orman
 
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Stimulus Meaning I 90
Stimulus meaning independent of number of speakers - observation proximity: Societal: similarity of stimulus meaning within the community - observation proximity: high: colors - low: "bachelor".
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I 90
Translation: independent of stimulus meaning "soltero" = "Bachelor" not because of a certain face - but words are learned first by stimulus meaning, later through abstraction.
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I 97/98
E.g. Gaurisankar (= back of Mt. Everest): occasion sentences exclude each other, after discovery stimulus meanings belong together.
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I 102
Distinction singular/General term: independent of stimulus meaning - Name or general term for space-time segments: same stimulus meaning ("rabbitness").
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I 102
Abstract/Concrete: is independent of stimulus meaning.
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I 120
Persistent sentences: stimulus meaning more sparse - accordingly: stimulus synonymy less plumable.
> VsAnalyticity.
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VI 22
Stimulus meaning/Quine: blurred at the edges - E.g. black swan.
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VI 17
Whether a white raven refutes our theories depends on how we would decide given the vague stimulus meaning.

Q I
W.V.O. Quine
Wort und Gegenstand Stuttgart 1980

Q II
W.V.O. Quine
Theorien und Dinge Frankfurt 1985

Q III
W.V.O. Quine
Grundzüge der Logik Frankfurt 1978

Q IX
W.V.O. Quine
Mengenlehre und ihre Logik Wiesbaden 1967

Q V
W.V.O. Quine
Die Wurzeln der Referenz Frankfurt 1989

Q VI
W.V.O. Quine
Unterwegs zur Wahrheit Paderborn 1995

Q VII
W.V.O. Quine
From a logical point of view Cambridge, Mass. 1953

Q VIII
W.V.O. Quine
Bezeichnung und Referenz
In
Zur Philosophie der idealen Sprache, J. Sinnreich (Hg), München 1982

Q X
W.V.O. Quine
Philosophie der Logik Bamberg 2005

Q XII
W.V.O. Quine
Ontologische Relativität Frankfurt 2003


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