|Circumstances, philosophy: the concept of circumstances is relevant in the context of observations which are intended to confirm or disprove a hypothesis within an assumed theory. What belongs to the relevant circumstances is determined by the theory. See also situations, states, conditions, theories, ceteris paribus, experiments, observation, theoretical terms, theoretical entities, relevance, significance._____________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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Circumstances/Brandom: what an interpreter assumes to be the circumstances, is an essential feature of the empirical content.
Circumstances: there must be sufficient conditions for the introduction of a term -> Gentzen: Introduction Rules. - Elemination rule: necessary consequences.
Circumstances: parrot, thermometer (there are no consequences). - Emphasis on the circumstances: verification, assertibility - overemphasis of episodes: pragmatism.
Circumstances/Brandom: always lie upstream._____________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.
Expressive Vernunft Frankfurt 2000
Begründen und Begreifen Frankfurt 2001