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Given, philosophy: something in the outside world, which should correspond to what we perceive through the senses. It is problematic how to distinguish the constitution of external objects from what is determined by the construction of our sense organs. The presupposition of a given, also assumes that both this and the side of the perceiving subject are fixed in a certain way. This is doubted by many authors.See also reality, myth of the given, perception, world, world/thinking, thing in itself, perspective, nature, naturalism, epistemology.
 
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Given / Sellars: thesis that there is on the one hand knowledge that required no terms on the other side - adoption of a foundation without justification - experience/Sellars: conceptual, i.e. linguistical

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M. Esfeld
Holismus Frankfurt/M 2002


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Ed. Martin Schulz, access date 2017-05-30