Philosophy Lexicon of Arguments

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Verification, philosophy: verification means determining the truth value ("true" or "false") of statements that refer to the observable. The admissible means of verification are determined by the theories, the statements belong to. See also verificationism, confirmation, certainty, empiricism, foundation, proof, manifestation, understanding, generalization.

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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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Chisholm II M.David/L. Stubenberg (Hg) Philosophische Aufsätze zu Ehren von R.M. Chisholm Graz 1986

II 17
Verification/Rutte: why check truth? The dogmatist does not do this either, although he is bound to the same truth-ideal - therefore, verification must be interested in (action) success - but this must be checked again, regress. - Solution: coherence.
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II 22
Empiricism/verification/remembrance/Rutte: must happen immediately in the experience: what kind of successes should we remember? - However, memory must distinguish between coexisting and successive experiences - this presupposes the belief that not every memory deceives.


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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.

Chi I
R. Chisholm
Die erste Person Frankfurt 1992

Chi III
Roderick M. Chisholm
Erkenntnistheorie Graz 2004


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Ed. Martin Schulz, access date 2017-08-16