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Coherence theory: coherence of a system of sentences, not primaryly with respect to objects of the world, but to integration with prior knowledge.

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Chisholm II M.David/L. Stubenberg (Hg) Philosophische Aufsätze zu Ehren von R.M. Chisholm Graz 1986

II 19
VsCoherence theory: for each abstrusity one can construct a body of coherent statements - c. th. can not reduce the variety of hypotheses - hence consistency can not be a criterion - solution: evidence from immediate experience.


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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.

Chi I
R. Chisholm
Die erste Person Frankfurt 1992

Chi III
Roderick M. Chisholm
Erkenntnistheorie Graz 2004


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