Philosophy Lexicon of Arguments

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E.g. Swapped spectra: in this matter, there is no final fact. No convincing solution (majority/minority).
Lewis : There is a good sense in which the alleged victim of the mix-up sees red when it looks at grass; it is in a state that holds the role of seeing red in humanity as a whole.
And there is an equally good sense in which it then sees green: it is in a state that holds the role of seeing green for itself and a small sub-group to which it belongs as an ordinary member, and which has a certain right to be seen as a natural kind. You can say both, albeit not at the same time.

D. Lewis
Die Identität von Körper und Geist Frankfurt 1989

D. Lewis
Konventionen Berlin 1975

D. Lewis
Philosophical Papers Bd I New York Oxford 1983

D. Lewis
Philosophical Papers Bd II New York Oxford 1986

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Cl. I. Lewis
Mind and the World Order: Outline of a Theory of Knowledge (Dover Books on Western Philosophy) 1991

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