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Sellars, Wilfrid
 
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Circumstances I XVIII
Standard Conditions: the person who utters the sentence "this is green" must know that such a sentence is a reliable indicator of green objects. In addition, he must be aware that these conditions are standard conditions. He must be able to relate the opposite of other sentences in the logical space of reasons in relation.
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I 33
Standard Conditions: their assumption leads out of the logical atomism. (>Circumstances) - it is not enough that the conditions are appropriate, the subject must know that they are.
Circumstances: to determine them we need to know something about the objects, about how they are in other circumstances

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


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Ed. Martin Schulz, access date 2017-05-01