Eternal Truth by Convention

Loomis, Eric J. Eternal Truth by Convention. In: Pre-Proceedings of the 26th International Wittgenstein Symposium. Austrian Ludwig Wittgenstein Society, Kirchberg am Wechsel, pp. 209-211.

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Within the epistemology of the sciences, conventionalism
has been the subject of regular criticism for over six
decades. Critics such as W. V. Quine and Morton White,
and more recently Nathan Salmon (1992), and Paul
Boghossian (1996), have attacked even the most basic
tenet of conventionalism, namely its claim that the truth of
certain statements is fixed not by stipulation-independent
facts, but by the conventions governing the meaning of
those statements and their constituents.

Item Type: Book Section
Uncontrolled Keywords: Conventionalism; Carnap, R.; Duhem, P.; Poincare, H.; Schlick, M. Wittgenstein, L.
Subjects: Philosophie > Philosophische Disziplinen > Epistemologie, Wissenschaftstheorie, Naturphilosophie
Philosophie > Philosophische Journale, Kongresse, Vereinigungen > Wittgenstein Symposium Kirchberg, Pre-Proceedings > Kirchberg 2003
Philosophie > Geschichte der Philosophie > g) 20.Jahrhundert
Depositing User: Wolfgang Heuer
Date Deposited: 06 Dec 2020 14:50
Last Modified: 06 Dec 2020 14:50

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