Philosophy Lexicon of Arguments

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Meaning postulates: attempt to define the meanings of individual words of language to form a system.See also language rules.

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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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Schiffer I 34
M-restriction / solution / Loar: Proposal: (from Carnap’s meaning postulates, 1947) - .E.g. if x believes that y is north of z and that u is north of y, then x believes that u north of z. - Then the M-r. should join any propsition which does not exist in an input condition, with a prop. that occurs in a unique input condition - SchifferVsLoar: there is not enough M.-r. - SchifferVsFolk Psychology: it can not guarantee functionalist reduction.


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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.

Loar I
B. Loar
Mind and Meaning Cambridge 1981

Schi I
St. Schiffer
Remnants of Meaning Cambridge 1987


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Ed. Martin Schulz, access date 2017-06-27