Philosophy Lexicon of Arguments

Intersubjectivity: intersubjectivity is the mutual recognition of an inner life by conscious subjects. The precondition is the conscious recognition of one's own inner life by a subject, as well as the assumption that other subjects share the main features of the inner constitution which the subject identifies in itself. These include language, sensation of pain, memory capability, the drive for self-preservation, and certain interests. Intersubjectivity is used by some authors as a substitute for an objectivity, which is regarded as unachievable.

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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I 823
BrandomVs I-We conceptions of social practices: they do not meet the adequacy condition. They base a distinction between what individuals deem to be correct use and the actually correct use on the comparison of the views of individuals and society. (VsInter-subjectivity)
This is the usual way of treating objectivity as inter-subjectivity.
I 831
I-You style: the definitions are made by an individual (account holder), not by "the community". (definition is more than mere regularity) .

VsIntersubjectivity (I-We style) it is faulty, because it is unable to grant the possibility of error on the part of the privileged perspective.
I 832
I-You conception of intersubjectivity: no perspective is privileged. Perspective form instead of cross-perspective content.

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.

Bra I
R. Brandom
Expressive Vernunft Frankfurt 2000

Bra II
R. Brandom
Begründen und Begreifen Frankfurt 2001

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Ed. Martin Schulz, access date 2017-06-23