Semantic holism

Known as: Meaning holism 
Semantic holism is a theory in the philosophy of language to the effect that a certain part of language, be it a term or a complete sentence, can… (More)
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2012
2012
Whether or not meaning is compositional has been a major issue in linguistics and formal philosophy of language for the last two… (More)
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2010
2010
This article proposes ten theses on the impact of semantic holism (an important philosophical view of meaning) on theories of… (More)
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2007
2007
1. Fears, worries and hopes Holism is a multifarious doctrine, which pertains to language, thought, action, confirmation or… (More)
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2005
2005
While holism and atomism are often treated as mutually exclusive approaches to semantic theory, the apparent tension between the… (More)
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2004
2004
It is a well-established view in the Philosophy of Science that scientific theories introduce new terms, so-called theoretical… (More)
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2002
2002
This paper draws upon the works of Wilfred Sellars, Jerry Fodor, and Ruth Millikan to argue against epistemological holism and… (More)
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2001
2001
This paper is devoted to discuss a general tendency in contextualism which is known as "radical contextualism". In the first part… (More)
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2000
2000
1 MODERATE HOLISM AND THE INSTABILITY THESIS* Mental or semantic holism can be roughly characterized as the doctrine that the… (More)
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2000
2000
There is a great deal of terminological confusion in discussions of holism. While some well-known authors, such as Davidson and… (More)
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1990
1990
A bivalent valuation is snt iff sound (standard PC inference rules take truths only into truths) and non-trivial (not all wffs… (More)
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