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Wilfrid Sellars on Object - Dictionary of Arguments

II 315/16
Object/Sellars: is named and not predicated - fact: is predicated and not named. (Although the name of a statement can be made).
319F II
Definition "natural language object": linguistic objects with abstracted background. (> Bracketing). - We abstract from our knowledge in order to think of the objects as natural objects.
II 324
Natural language objects: (> Searle’s background): Solution: natural linguistic objects as linguistic counterparts are non-linguistic objects (not facts!). One can speak of them as "proper names". This takes over Wittgenstein's idea that basic statements must be construed as proper names, occurring in a certain way.

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 [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.

Sellars I
Wilfrid Sellars
The Myth of the Given: Three Lectures on the Philosophy of Mind, University of London 1956 in: H. Feigl/M. Scriven (eds.) Minnesota Studies in the Philosophy of Science 1956
German Edition:
Der Empirismus und die Philosophie des Geistes Paderborn 1999

Sellars II
Wilfred Sellars
Science, Perception, and Reality, London 1963
Wahrheitstheorien, Gunnar Skirbekk, Frankfurt/M. 1977

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