Philosophy Lexicon of Arguments

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Phenomenalism: is the notion that it is the manner of experience of the objects, and not the objects in themselves to which we can refer. In this case, the existence of the corresponding objects is not assumed in principle for all sensory impressions. See also empiricism, perception, sensory perception, sensory impressions.

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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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Phenomenalism/Brandom: Slogan: "Being means to be perceived" - The represented is explained in concepts of the representing and not vice versa - Object and proposition are structures or constructions of perceptions - existence, independence and propositions are characteristics of assignment.
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I 423
Facts about having propositional supervene facts about the appearance - i.e. first the observation must be explained. Without reference on what it means to be a thing, it needs to be explained what it means to be regarded as a thing - then you can say that there is no fact about which things are red - VsPhenomenalism: has notoriously failed - Cartesian dualism appearance as a basis certainty "that it seems to me".

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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.

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 2017-06-25