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Dummett, Michael
 
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Past Wright I 93
Past/History/Dummett/Wright: Truth attributions for statements about the past remain incomprehensible, unless they are limited by currently available evidence.
Dum III 170f
Influence of past/parallel to fatalism (no influence on the future: E.g. chief dances, so the young men may turn out to be brave (two days later) - depending on the underlying beliefs evidence will speak in favor of superstition of the chief and even increase the likelihood. - N.B.: knowledge of the future: depends on intention - knowledge of the past: does not depend on intention.
III 184
Time/past/Dummett: the theological E.g. was bad - if I am convinced that my son drowned, I’ll stop praying.

Du I
M. Dummett
Ursprünge der analytischen Philosophie Frankfurt 1992

Du III
M. Dummett
Wahrheit Stuttgart 1982

Wri I
Cr. Wright
Wahrheit und Objektivität Frankfurt 2001


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Ed. Martin Schulz, access date 2017-03-25