Philosophy Dictionary of Arguments

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Translation, philosophy: philosophically interesting in the transmission of a text into another language is its indeterminateness - the fundamental impossibility of choosing between available competing versions, if the source language is too little known. See also Gavagai, idiolect, uncertainty of translation, indeterminacy, translation manual, ostension, pointing.

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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.
 
Author Item    More concepts for author
Benjamin, Walter Translation   Benjamin, Walter
Carnap Rudolf Translation   Carnap, Rudolf
Churchland, Paul Translation   Churchland, Paul M.
Davidson Donald Translation   Davidson, Donald
Deacon, Terrence W. Translation   Deacon, Terrence W.
Dennett Daniel Translation   Dennett, Daniel
Derrida, Jacques Translation   Derrida, Jacques
Duhem Pierre Translation   Duhem, Pierre
Dummett, Michael E. Translation   Dummett, Michael E.
Field Hartry Translation   Field, Hartry
Flusser, Vilém Translation   Flusser, Vilem
Frith Chris Translation   Frith, Chris
Grover, D. L., Translation   Grover, D. L.
Heidegger Martin Translation   Heidegger, Martin
Kuhn, Thomas S. Translation   Kuhn, Thomas S.
Lewis David K. Translation   Lewis, David K.
Mates, Benson Translation   Mates, Benson
Mayer-Schönberger Viktor Translation   Mayer-Schönberger, Viktor
Millikan, Ruth Translation   Millikan, Ruth
Poundstone W. Translation   Poundstone, W.
Putnam, Hilary Translation   Putnam, Hilary
Quine W.V.O. Translation   Quine, Willard Van Orman
Rorty, Richard Translation   Rorty, Richard
Saussure Ferdinand de Translation   Saussure, Ferdinand de
Schiffer, Stephen Translation   Schiffer, Stephen
Searle John R. Translation   Searle, John R.
Sellars, Wilfrid Translation   Sellars, Wilfrid
Vendler Zeno Translation   Vendler, Zeno

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