Philosophy Lexicon of Arguments

 
Meaning change/semantic change: this is about the question whether the meaning of the terms of a theory change in the light of new knowledge. If they do, problems with incommensurability may arise. See also reference, incommensurability, progress, comparisons.

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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.
 
Author Item    More concepts for author
Adorno, Th.W. Meaning Change   Adorno, Th.W.
Ayers, M. Meaning Change   Ayers, M.
Brandom, Robert Meaning Change   Brandom, Robert
Carnap, Rudolf Meaning Change   Carnap, Rudolf
Cavell, Stanley Meaning Change   Cavell, Stanley
Churchland, Patricia Meaning Change   Churchland, Patricia
Davidson, Donald Meaning Change   Davidson, Donald
Dummett, Michael Meaning Change   Dummett, Michael
Feyerabend, Paul Meaning Change   Feyerabend, Paul
Field, Hartry Meaning Change   Field, Hartry
Foucault, M. Meaning Change   Foucault, M.
Gärdenfors, Peter Meaning Change   Gärdenfors, Peter
Kuhn, Thomas Meaning Change   Kuhn, Thomas
Lewis, David Meaning Change   Lewis, David
Nagel, Thomas Meaning Change   Nagel, Thomas
Putnam, Hilary Meaning Change   Putnam, Hilary
Quine, Willard Van Orman Meaning Change   Quine, Willard Van Orman
Rorty, Richard Meaning Change   Rorty, Richard


Ed. Martin Schulz, access date 2017-09-25