Philosophy Lexicon of Arguments

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Content: content is that part of a statement, what can be represented by another statement, which differs in a respect from the original statement, e.g. it uses other expressions with the same reference. That, in which the second statement deviates belongs then to the vocabulary, to the syntax or grammar, the matching can be called content.

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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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Content/Sellars: Difference of descriptive and propositional content of experience.
Definition descriptive content/Sellars: what is responsible for ensuring that anyone who sees something red, or something that just seems red, will respond with the same words. The common descriptive content of experiences could be determined, by saying that both were experiences of seeing a red object when their common propositional content were true.
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Data: empirical - content: theoretical entities.

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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.

Sell I
W. Sellars
Der Empirismus und die Philosophie des Geistes Paderborn 1999


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Ed. Martin Schulz, access date 2017-06-25