|Objectivity: is a property of determinations about facts. It is assumed that the properties attributed to the facts are determined by the facts and are not, or as little as, influenced by the attributing person. In order to determine whether this requirement is fulfilled, consideration must be given to the methods of access to information. This goes beyond the facts considered._____________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. |
subjective / Stalnaker: always depends on the context - objective: Contents of normal beliefs about objective facts - the context can be removed.
objective / objectivity / Stalnaker: a) requires a complete description of the world - then the content of the proposition is not touched - b) something that is independent of whether it is believed by anyone - then "I am TN" is objective. - This is the semantic analysis - it should be refuted. - See self/Nagel, self/Stalnaker_____________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.
Ways a World may be Oxford New York 2003