Philosophy Lexicon of Arguments

Author Item Excerpt Meta data
Millikan, Ruth
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Actions I 142
Language/Action/Millikan: People develop language not only in connection with actions! That would be too dangerous! Millions of people would have died because of wrong language use.
If we usually coupled our beliefs with practical inferences, each test would simultaneously be a test for many other terms that are involved.

Millk I
R. G. Millikan
Language, Thought, and Other Biological Categories: New Foundations for Realism Cambridge 1987

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Ed. Martin Schulz, access date 2017-04-24