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 Understanding - Philosophy Dictionary of Arguments
Understanding: the ability to give reasons for a distinction or to justify a selection of options. For the understanding of signs and words plays a role, whether one can connect an object with the word or sign, as well as whether one can replace the sign or word with another sign or word. In order to understand full sentences, the context must be grasped as well. A point of contention is whether knowing the truth conditions gives the sentence its meaning. In other words Whether there is the knowledge about what should be if the sentence were true. If that is correct, there is no need to know whether the sentence is true (cf. M. Dummett, Ursprünge der analytischen Philosophie Frankfurt 1992, p. 20). See also substitution, truth conditions, knowledge.
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
Bennett, Jonathan Understanding   Bennett, Jonathan
Bieri, Peter Understanding   Bieri, Peter
Black, Max Understanding   Black, Max
Brandom, Robert Understanding   Brandom, Robert
Carnap, Rudolf Understanding   Carnap, Rudolf
Cavell, Stanley Understanding   Cavell, Stanley
Chisholm, Roderick Understanding   Chisholm, Roderick
Chladenius, Johann Martin Understanding   Chladenius, Johann Martin
Danto, Arthur C. Understanding   Danto, Arthur C.
Davidson, Donald Understanding   Davidson, Donald
Dennett, Daniel Understanding   Dennett, Daniel
Deutsch, David Understanding   Deutsch, David
Developmental Psychology Understanding   Developmental Psychology
Dewey, John Understanding   Dewey, John
Dilthey, Wilhelm Understanding   Dilthey, Wilhelm
Droysen, Johann Gustav Understanding   Droysen, Johann Gustav
Dummett, Michael E. Understanding   Dummett, Michael E.
Educational Psychology Understanding   Educational Psychology
Feynman, Richard Understanding   Feynman, Richard
Field, Hartry Understanding   Field, Hartry
Frege, Gottlob Understanding   Frege, Gottlob
Gadamer, Hans-Georg Understanding   Gadamer, Hans-Georg
Gärdenfors, Peter Understanding   Gärdenfors, Peter
Genz, Hennig Understanding   Genz, Hennig
Giddens, Anthony Understanding   Giddens, Anthony
Goodman, Nelson Understanding   Goodman, Nelson
Gorgias Understanding   Gorgias
Habermas, Jürgen Understanding   Habermas, Jürgen
Heidegger, Martin Understanding   Heidegger, Martin
Lewis, David K. Understanding   Lewis, David K.
Loar, Brian Understanding   Loar, Brian
Logic Texts Understanding   Logic Texts
Luhmann, Niklas Understanding   Luhmann, Niklas
Mackie, John Leslie Understanding   Mackie, John Leslie
McDowell, John Understanding   McDowell, John
McGinn, Colin Understanding   McGinn, Colin
Millikan, Ruth Understanding   Millikan, Ruth
Nagel, Thomas Understanding   Nagel, Thomas
Peacocke, Christopher Understanding   Peacocke, Christopher
Piaget, Jean Understanding   Piaget, Jean
Poundstone, W. Understanding   Poundstone, W.
Putnam, Hilary Understanding   Putnam, Hilary
Ranke, Leopold von Understanding   Ranke, Leopold von
Ricoeur, Paul Understanding   Ricoeur, Paul
Rorty, Richard Understanding   Rorty, Richard
Ryle, Gilbert Understanding   Ryle, Gilbert
Schleiermacher, Friedrich Understanding   Schleiermacher, Friedrich
Schütz, Alfred Understanding   Schütz, Alfred
Searle, John R. Understanding   Searle, John R.
Sellars, Wilfrid Understanding   Sellars, Wilfrid
Simmel, Georg Understanding   Simmel, Georg
Stalnaker, Robert Understanding   Stalnaker, Robert
Sterelny, Kim Understanding   Sterelny, Kim
Tugendhat, E. Understanding   Tugendhat, E.
Vico, Giambattista Understanding   Vico, Giambattista
Vollmer, Gerhard Understanding   Vollmer, Gerhard
Weizenbaum, Joseph Understanding   Weizenbaum, Joseph
Wiener, Norbert Understanding   Wiener, Norbert
Wittgenstein, Ludwig Understanding   Wittgenstein, Ludwig
Wolfram, Stephen Understanding   Wolfram, Stephen
Wright, Crispin Understanding   Wright, Crispin

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