TITLE

The limit of charity and agreement

AUTHOR(S)
Chuang, Y. E.
PUB. DATE
March 2008
SOURCE
Frontiers of Philosophy in China;Mar2008, Vol. 3 Issue 1, p99
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the linguistic, and radical interpretation by Donald Davidson on the principle of charity agreement. According to the author, Davidson's radical interpretation on his principle of charity is a local model, therefore could only be applicable to limited situations. Davidson's principle of charity uses holism as a resource that could be used for a bigger application of the principle. The author implied that Davidson's sentences on the principle of charity has few radical interpretations.
ACCESSION #
31258681

 

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