Lexicon of Arguments

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I 66/67
Stimulus: Gavagai: stimulus, not rabbits! - (>F) - Verification by society.
I 67
Stimulus meaning: preliminary isolation of individual sentences for verification. VsCarnap: Advantage: unicorn/Goblin: distinction without preliminary decision on admissibility.
I 81
Stimulus meaning: objective reality that the linguist needs - translation, not identity but approaching stimulus meaning.
I 120f
Consistent sentences: stimulus meaning more sparse - accordingly: stimulus synonymy less plumable >VsAnalyticity.
I 126
Stimulus synonymy improved by socialization (agreement) - same goes for stimulus analyticity: But now: 2 + 2 = 4 on the same level as "There are black dogs" (acceptability).
I 402
Existence: does not arise from the dichotomy individual thing-universal - it does not matter whether it exists. Equator, North Pole - linking with stimuli weak argument for primacy of physical objects, but makes terms accessible for all positions.
II 57
QuineVsSensory qualities - people speak and do not think about their stimuli - it is about stimulus and response.
V 48f
Stimulus/Response/Quine: this (polar) contradiction is mitigated by the notion of perception similarity (>pleasure/displeasure).
V 49
Truth similarity: includes auditory similarity of words - truth similarity - analysis ignores the different origins. - stimulus reaction analysis does not.

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