|Experience: a) reflected perception, which can be compared with prior perceptions and can be processed linguistically. See also events, perception, sensations, empiricism.|
b) an event that is processed in the consciousness of a subject. No mere imagination. See also events, imagination, consciousness._____________Annotation: The above characterizations of concepts are neither definitions nor exhausting presentations of problems related to them. Instead, they are intended to give a short introduction to the contributions below. – Lexicon of Arguments.
Experience/McDowell: is passive. Nevertheless, it brings abilities into the game, which actually belong to spontaneity.
Spontaneity/McDowell: we must look at the expanded spontaneity as if it were subject to a control which originates outside of our thinking.
This cannot be the "given".
Given/experience/McDowell: how the experience of a person represents things is outside its influence, but it depends on it itself whether it is accepted or rejected by the appearance.
Experience/Quine: not subject to natural laws. Therefore, it cannot play any role within >justification.
Only raw causal link to sentences.
Can only lie outside the area of the reasons.
Experience/McDowell: includes much more than qualities.
McDowellVsEvans: E.g. Colors: Fine-grained: we should not always assume that there must be a matching pattern.
There must also be recognition in the game.
Thinking: there are surely thoughts that cannot be put into words so that their contents are completely determined.
Definition "inner" experience: sense sensations and emotional states. (Only applies to humans). Cf. >Sensory impressions/McDowell._____________Explanation of symbols: Roman numerals indicate the source, arabic numerals indicate the page number. The corresponding books are indicated on the right hand side. ((s)…): Comment by the sender of the contribution. The note [Author1]Vs[Author2] or [Author]Vs[term] is an addition from the Dictionary of Arguments. If a German edition is specified, the page numbers refer to this edition.
Mind and World, Cambridge/MA 1996
Geist und Welt Frankfurt 2001
"Truth Conditions, Bivalence and Verificationism"
Truth and Meaning, G. Evans/J. McDowell,