Philosophy Lexicon of Arguments

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Thought, philosophy: a thought corresponds to a complete sentence. There is debate about whether we can attribute such thoughts to animals. See also mentalism, mental states, opacity, thinking, reality, world/thinking, propositional attitudes, propositions, intensions, objects of thought, relation theory, mentalese, computation.

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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Nagel: the validity of thoughts does not depend on how they are used! (> Use theory, / validity: meaning is just still not vailidity.) ((s)> Objectivity, language).
I 65
The fallacy lies in the idea you could "get out" of the thougt "add two" and see it as a naturalistically descibable event.
  You can not consider the thought "add two" separately from its contents, and then ask what the content is.

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.

Th. Nagel
Das letzte Wort Stuttgart 1999

Th. Nagel
Was bedeutet das alles? Stuttgart 1990

Th. Nagel
Die Grenzen der Objektivität Stuttgart 1991

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E. Nagel
The Structure of Science: Problems in the Logic of Scientific Explanation Cambridge, MA 1979

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Ernest Nagel
Teleology Revisited and Other Essays in the Philosophy and History of Science New York 1982

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Ed. Martin Schulz, access date 2018-03-25