Philosophy Lexicon of Arguments

Understanding: the ability to give reasons for a distinction or to justify a selection of options. See also actions, meaning, knowledge.
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Frank I 148
NagelVsUnderstanding - (empathy only with mental states) - VsSolipsism: is the result of interpreting the empathic imagination as sensual
I 149f
Understanding/Nagel: we can have evidence for the truth of something that we do not understand - individuals of radically different genera (scientists from Mars) can both understand the same physical events in objective terminology - for this they do not need to understand the phenomenal forms
Nagel I 75
Understanding/Wittgenstein: communication through language consists not only of a match in the definition, but in the judgments - logic seems to abolish this, but it does not - "congruence in language use and judgment is necessary, but not sufficient for meaning -" Nagel: if the application conditions do not appear to be sufficient, it may be that one misinterpreted the concept -" but also that we misunderstood the conditions -

Th. Nagel
Das letzte Wort Stuttgart 1999

Th. Nagel
Was bedeutet das alles? Stuttgart 1990

Th. Nagel
Die Grenzen der Objektivität Stuttgart 1991

Fra I
M. Frank (Hrsg.)
Analytische Theorien des Selbstbewusstseins Frankfurt 1994

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Ed. Martin Schulz, access date 2017-05-30