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