Philosophy Lexicon of Arguments

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Understanding: the ability to give reasons for a distinction or to justify a selection of options. See also actions, meaning, knowledge.
 
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Brandom, Robert
 
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Understanding I 12ff
Understanding/Brandom : from our way of talking - not because we would have to talk that way.
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I 147
Understanding: has to do with generality. Peculiarities are not immediately understandable.
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I 424f
Definition understanding: to understand content is to capture the necessary and sufficient conditions for its truth.
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I 426
Brandom: what ever may be their role in the order of understanding, in the order of justification "seems red" is always before "red".
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I 317
Reliability: Parrots and thermometers can have reliable dispositions. they do not consider their reactions as grounds for further action - no knowledge without understanding.
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I 709
Understanding/Brandom: you must be able to express what I express.
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I 714
One must be able not only to specify de dicto, but also to specify de re contents.

Bra I
R. Brandom
Expressive Vernunft Frankfurt 2000

Bra II
R. Brandom
Begr√ľnden und Begreifen Frankfurt 2001


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Ed. Martin Schulz, access date 2017-04-26