Philosophy Dictionary of Arguments

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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.

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, Michael Meaning Change   Ayers, Michael
Brandom, Robert Meaning Change   Brandom, Robert
Carnap, Rudolf Meaning Change   Carnap, Rudolf
Cavell, Stanley Meaning Change   Cavell, Stanley
Churchland, Patricia S. Meaning Change   Churchland, Patricia S.
Davidson, Donald Meaning Change   Davidson, Donald
Dummett, Michael E. Meaning Change   Dummett, Michael E.
Feyerabend, Paul Meaning Change   Feyerabend, Paul
Field, Hartry Meaning Change   Field, Hartry
Foucault, Michel Meaning Change   Foucault, Michel
Gärdenfors, Peter Meaning Change   Gärdenfors, Peter
Kuhn, Thomas S. Meaning Change   Kuhn, Thomas S.
Lewis, David K. Meaning Change   Lewis, David K.
Lyotard, Jean-Francois Meaning Change   Lyotard, Jean-Francois
Nagel, Thomas Meaning Change   Nagel, Thomas
Newton, Isaac Meaning Change   Newton, Isaac
Putnam, Hilary Meaning Change   Putnam, Hilary
Quine, Willard Van Orman Meaning Change   Quine, Willard Van Orman
Rorty, Richard Meaning Change   Rorty, Richard

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