Philosophy Lexicon of Arguments

Statement: once a statement is made the utterer is committed to it. In contrast to this, a sentence can be thought of as a string of symbols that is no statement.
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Statement / Quine / holism / Fodor / Lepore: assume, statements would be propositions
Fodor / Lepore: then statements are trans-theoretical entities that can be expressed by the formulas of more than a theory - that would contradict holism - Quine nowhere says what he meant by statements - , translation holism: problem: from the fact that the proposition P necessarily presupposes that there is a proposition Q does not follow that a language can express both -> Quine

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

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Ed. Martin Schulz, access date 2017-05-26