|Identification: A) Identification is the equivalence of two characterizations of an object in which new properties may be attributed to the object. B) Identification is the discovery that an object is a particular element from a set of objects. In this case, the number of initially assumed properties of the object may be reduced. See also specification, background, information._____________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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Sunburn example/menatal state / Davidson: Sunburn is indeed identified by reference to something outside of the skin, but it is located on the skin. - Just as mental states are still in the head (though not the meanings), although based on reference to components some of which are identified outside - mental state: does not go beyond the person.
Mental state: is not the same as the physical state.
There may not be a physical difference between a sunburn from the high montains and a sunburn - but there is some difference, since the cause is different.
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K. Glüer, Davidson zur Einführung, 1993
Glüer II 72
Individuation/identification/error/Davidson / Glüer: errors are difficult to identify because they have a domino effect within of the network (> holism)._____________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.
Der Mythos des Subjektiven Stuttgart 1993
Handlung und Ereignis Frankfurt 1990
Wahrheit und Interpretation Frankfurt 1990
D. Davidson Zur Einführung Hamburg 1993