Philosophy Lexicon of Arguments

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Ostension: is the pointing to objects for the purpose of definition or description. A known problem is the indeterminacy or lack of uniqueness of the reference in pointing. For example, an object, its form, its nature, its history, its weight, etc., can be meant. See also Gavagai, pointing, to mean, indicative definition, definition, definability, statue/sound.
 
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I 74
The ostensive tie comes from the myth of the given.
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I 102
Impressions/Sellars: not only by ostension - otherwise you might not agree on the content. - That would be the myth of the given.

Sell I
W. Sellars
Der Empirismus und die Philosophie des Geistes Paderborn 1999


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Ed. Martin Schulz, access date 2017-05-27