Philosophy Lexicon of Arguments

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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.
I 102
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.

D. Davidson
Der Mythos des Subjektiven Stuttgart 1993

D. Davidson
Handlung und Ereignis Frankfurt 1990

D. Davidson
Wahrheit und Interpretation Frankfurt 1990

K. Glüer
D. Davidson Zur Einführung Hamburg 1993

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