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Conventionalism and the Indeterminacy of Translation

Barry Stroud

in Meaning, Understanding, and Practice

Published in print July 2002 | ISBN: 9780199252145
Published online November 2003 | e-ISBN: 9780191598487 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/0199252149.003.0002
 Conventionalism and the Indeterminacy of Translation

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Quine's deliberations on translation furnish the arguments for the authors’ rejection of the conception of alternative ‘conventions’, which are essential to the conventionalist characterization of logical truth.

Keywords: Quine; translation

Chapter.  6345 words. 

Subjects: Metaphysics

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