Philosophy Lexicon of Arguments

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Gareth Evans
Frank I 554f
Brains in a tank /BIT/ Evans: here there are no truth-makers - if the subject learns the truth, it would have to hold itself for "nowhere located" - meaningless: to identify himself: "I am a brain" - the body or localization is crucial - otherwise: e.g. brain transplant: here there is a history: the brain would be experienced as "somewhere" -

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.

G. Evans/J. McDowell
Truth and Meaning Oxford 1977

Ev I
G. Evans
The Varieties of Reference (Clarendon Paperbacks) Oxford 1989

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

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Ed. Martin Schulz, access date 2017-07-21