Philosophy Lexicon of Arguments

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Millikan, Ruth
 
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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.
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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