Philosophy Lexicon of Arguments

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Interpretation: A) Making statements about other statements, whereby new vocabulary may be introduced. If no new vocabulary is introduced, new information can be obtained by changing the syntactic grouping.
B) In logic, interpretation is the insertion of values (objects) instead of the constants or free variables.


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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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Interpretation/Theory/Science/Kuhn: The transformation from phlogiston to oxygen does not look like an interpretation - how could it when there were no unchanging data to be interpreted by the scientists - the scientist is less of an interpreter than someone who wears erecting lenses.
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I 209
Interpretation/Kuhn: Both in the metaphorical and in the literal sense of "seeing", interpretation begins where perception ends.

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Ku I
Th. Kuhn
Die Struktur wissenschaftlicher Revolutionen Frankfurt 1973


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Ed. Martin Schulz, access date 2017-06-24