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Meaning, Understanding, and 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/10.1093/0199252149.003.0008
 Meaning, Understanding, and Translation

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Argues that understanding cannot be merely a matter of translating certain expressions into others. It seeks to blunt the force of Kripke's sceptic, who argues that a person's intended meaning is underdetermined by all possible evidence.

Keywords: meaning; translation; understanding

Chapter.  7752 words. 

Subjects: Metaphysics

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