Philosophy Lexicon of Arguments

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Atomism (philosophy, logic): the assumption that the facts can be represented by elementary sentences. Thus the question of the independence of facts is raised.

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Atomism / Fodor / Lepore: British empiricists - Russell s Analysis of Mind - Vienna Circle - Peirce, James - today: behaviorism, information semantics, model theory: theory that the semantic properties of a symbol is determined only by a nonlinguistic world - Opposite side: Vs: Frege, structuralist linguistics: Representatives: Quine, Davidson, Dennett, Lewis, Block, Devitt, Putnam, Rorty, Sellars, almost the entire AI and Cognitive Psychology


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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.

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J. Fodor/E. Lepore
Holism Cambridge USA Oxford UK 1992


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Ed. Martin Schulz, access date 2017-08-16