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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… Expand
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2014
2014
Holistic theories of meaning have, at least since Dummett’s Frege: The Philosophy of language, been assumed to be problematic… Expand
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2012
Highly Cited
2012
Purpose – The purpose of this article is to investigate and critically examine conceptualisations of information sharing… Expand
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2010
2010
Representationalists argue that phenomenal states are intentional states of a special kind. This paper offers an account of the… Expand
2010
2010
This article proposes ten theses on the impact of semantic holism (an important philosophical view of meaning) on theories of… Expand
2005
2005
It is a well-established view in the Philosophy of Science that scientific theories introduce new terms, so-called theoretical… Expand
2004
2004
Fodor and Lepore, in their recent book Holism, maintain that if an inference from semantic anatomism to semantic holism is… Expand
2001
2001
Through a detailed analysis of Duhem's writings some light is cast on the relations between holism, underdetermination and theory… Expand
1998
1998
The information-transference account of teaching takes it to be a process in which information is transferred from one person's… Expand
1990
1990
A bivalent valuation is snt iff sound (standard PC inference rules take truths only into truths) and non-trivial (not all wffs… Expand
1990
1990
Semantic Holism is the claim that any semantic path from inferential semantics (the indeterminate semantics forced by the… Expand