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Dummett, Michael
 
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Sense EMD II 72ff
Sense/Dummett: property of a single sentence, not full usage of language.
Dum I 122
Sense/Capture/DummettVsFrege: the thought is not presented directly to the consciousness - rather grasping the sense: set of skills.
I 123
The fact that the glasses are in the other jacket cannot be content of the consciousness.
I 124
Such examples (glasses) lead to an opposite direction according to which language is explained by thoughts that are considered to be language-independent, and not vice versa (> Evans) - Saussure s conception of language as a code will avoid such a declaration - VsFrege: sense of the word is not the same as a part of the thought. EvansVsCompositionality.
III 25
Sense/Dummett: from division of states of affairs:
1) where the statement could be misused.
2) where it could be not misused.
ad 1) Statement: false - conditional: false - atomic sentence or without truth value.
ad 2): statement: true, Conditional: true or without truth value, atomic sentence: true.
III 28
Sense/Dummett: entirely determined by one knowing when it has an designated truth value and when a non-designated - finer distinctions only needed in complex sentences with operators.
III 74
Sense/Dummett: not only through verification method, but understanding what circumstances must be realized - (Goldbach’s conjecture).

Du I
M. Dummett
Ursprünge der analytischen Philosophie Frankfurt 1992

Du III
M. Dummett
Wahrheit Stuttgart 1982

EMD II
G. Evans/J. McDowell
Truth and Meaning Oxford 1977

Ev I
G. Evans
The Varieties of Reference (Clarendon Paperbacks) Oxford 1989


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Ed. Martin Schulz, access date 2017-03-29