Objectivity and understanding: a new reading of Carnap's Aufbau

Abstract

The paper proposes a new reading of the Aufbau, one that contends that Carnap’s epistemological project is not, or not only, to identify the conditions under which a system of purely structural definite descriptions can attain objectivity. Rather, the project is more ambitious: to determine the conditions that allow the concomitant attainment of objectivity… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s11229-014-0648-2

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@article{Toader2015ObjectivityAU, title={Objectivity and understanding: a new reading of Carnap's Aufbau}, author={Iulian D. Toader}, journal={Synthese}, year={2015}, volume={192}, pages={1543-1557} }