Philosophy Lexicon of Arguments

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Criteria: do not follow from a definition but must be developed. The criteria for the application of a concept to an object are more concerned with language practice in a community. E.g. the definition of truth does not provide a criterion for which sentences are true.
 
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Criteria/Cavell: the skeptic is right with the assumption that to the knowledge that someone has pain belongs more than just the presence of criteria.
Criteria can determine whether a behavior expresses more pain than pleasure, but not whether it is a genuine pain instead of a pretended one.
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Wittgenstein/Cavell: both deny, contrary to most other philosophers, that conformity with criteria (a sign of intelligible speech) can be justified by reference to universals.

Cav I
St. Cavell
Die Unheimlichkeit des Gewöhnlichen Frankfurt 2002


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Ed. Martin Schulz, access date 2017-05-26