|Epistemic/ontological: ontological questions relate to the existence of entities that cause perceptions - epistemic questions reflect their recognizability. The question of a principal recognizability itself is ontological and metaphysical. See also metaphysics, ontology, existence, realism, reality, perception._____________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. |
Epistemic: E.g.The situation of radical interpretation is epistemic.
Epistemic/Fodor/Lepore: what made the arguments of the previous chapters epistemic was the assumption that it is metaphysically constitutive for content that language must be radically interpretable.
E.g. the question of which sentences a speaker holds to be true and under what conditions.
Language/Davidson: must be radically interpretable. >contrast: transcendental._____________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