TITLE

Indétermination de la traduction et sous-détermination chez Quine

AUTHOR(S)
Gaudet, Eve
PUB. DATE
April 2005
SOURCE
Dialogue: Canadian Philosophical Review;Spring2005, Vol. 44 Issue 2, p313
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
I propose an interpretation of Quine's position on the asymmetry between indeterminacy of translation and underdetermination of theory. The positions of Chomsky, Rorty, and Friedman, who reject the asymmetry, are presented and criticized. The same is done with Follesdal's and Gibson's views, which are favourable to Quine's. I argue that we must admit Quine's realism but not his physicalism in order to accept the asymmetry.
ACCESSION #
17944370

 

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