Philosophy Lexicon of Arguments

Criteria: do not follow from a definition but must be developed. The criteria for the application of a concept to an object are more concerned with language practice in a community. E.g. the definition of truth does not provide a criterion for which sentences are true.
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I 188
DummettVsVerificationism (Vienna Circle): Criterion: If the theory is presented as a mere criterion of meaning, it has no basis.
I 188
A criterion of meaning has no basis when it is no theory of meaning as a proposition.
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III 17/18
Criterion of truth/Dummett: truism: there can be no criterion of truth - because meaning is supplied by truth conditions - not "first sense and then criterion".

Du I
M. Dummett
Urspr√ľnge der analytischen Philosophie Frankfurt 1992

M. Dummett
Wahrheit Stuttgart 1982

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Ed. Martin Schulz, access date 2017-05-26