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Anita Avramides on Terminology - Dictionary of Arguments
Def Superficial Epistemic Asymmetry//Avramides: Thesis: that we can solve the problem of Radical Interpetation by understanding the foreign language through firstly learning the beliefs and intentions
Epistemic asymmetry: that thoughts could be known without language.
((s) Without language, because the psychological concepts are more fundamental).
From the perspective of radical interpretation, there is no asymmetry between the psychological and the semantic side.
I 107 ff
Cartesianism/Asymmetry/Avramidis: the Cartesianism is an older tradition of deep epistemic asymmetry.
Ontological symmetry: the mental and the material are on the same level.
Deep epistemic asymmetry/Avramides: if we could recognize the intangible substance, we could recognize foreign intentions without language.
Deep epistemic symmetry/Avramides: does not include ontological symmetry (despite Davidson). - The right (subjective) image of the mind requires the semantic and the psychological to be understood on the same level.
Reductionism/Antireductionism/Avramides: both are not separated by the dispute over ontological asymmetry, both could accept ontological symmetry like asymmetry. - It is really about deep epistemic asymmetry._____________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. Translations: Dictionary of Arguments The note [Concept/Author], [Author1]Vs[Author2] or [Author]Vs[term] resp. "problem:"/"solution:", "old:"/"new:" and "thesis:" is an addition from the Dictionary of Arguments. If a German edition is specified, the page numbers refer to this edition.
Meaning and Mind Boston 1989
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