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Explanation/reference/consciousness dependency/HackingVsWhorf: use of different snow words does not prove that the existence of snow types is independent of the fact that someone is thinking of powder snow.- ((s) Word usage anyway is not thinking independently! - And existence does not follow from word usage.) - Hacking: but this only shows that it does not follow that our categories are dependent on consciousness.


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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.
The note [Author1]Vs[Author2] or [Author]Vs[term] is an addition from the Dictionary of Arguments. If a German edition is specified, the page numbers refer to this edition.

Hacking I
I. Hacking
Representing and Intervening. Introductory Topics in the Philosophy of Natural Science, Cambridge/New York/Oakleigh 1983
German Edition:
Einführung in die Philosophie der Naturwissenschaften Stuttgart 1996


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