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Incommensurability and Cross-Language Communication (Ashgate New Critical Thinking in Philosophy)

by Xinli Wang

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Published by Ashgate Publishing .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Epistemology, theory of knowledge,
  • Philosophy of language,
  • Philosophy of mind,
  • Philosophy of science,
  • Epistemology,
  • General,
  • History & Surveys - General,
  • Philosophy,
  • Comparative linguistics,
  • Comparison (Philosophy),
  • Contrastive linguistics

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages379
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL10852491M
    ISBN 10075463034X
    ISBN 109780754630340

    Under this meaning incommensurability goes beyond the field of semantics and covers everything relating to its practical application, from the study of problems to the associated methods and rules for their resolution. However, the meaning of the term was continually refined throughout Kuhn's work. Books. , a philosophy monograph, Incommensurability and Cross-Language Communication, Ashgate Publishing Ltd, England, pp. , included in Ashgate New Critical Thinking in Philosophy Series. Online sources: Book preview from Google Books website (about 80 .

    Considering nonverbal communication and its complexity, four problems are addressed which focus on the dynamics of nonverbal communication. (1) How much of the complexity of nonverbal communication is due to the amount of expressions following cultural rules (e. g. conventions) and the expressions of the agents´ states through their signaling Author: Lutz-Michael Alisch. Books. , Incommensurability and Cross-Language Communication, Ashgate Publishing Ltd, England, pp. , included in Ashgate New Critical Thinking in Philosophy Series. , Symbolic Logic Study Guide, University Readers, pp. Articles (articles published in peer-reviewed philosophy journals and paper collections).

    Incommensurability and Cross-Language Communication (Ashgate New Critical Thinking in Philosophy) Xinli Wang: Contains images: Lessons on Aging from Three Nations: The Art of Caring for Older Adults (Society and Aging Series) Fernando M. Torres-Gil Sara Carmel Carol A. Morse Hendricks Hendricks.   Abstract. The incommensurability thesis played a central role in Kuhn’s philosophy of science. In , he introduced it in the Structure of Scientific Revolutions to make sense of nonsensical statements in antiquated scientific texts. The philosophy of science community was critical of the thesis, arguing it made science both irrational and by: 5.


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Incommensurability and Cross-Language Communication (Ashgate New Critical Thinking in Philosophy) by Xinli Wang Download PDF EPUB FB2

This book provides many original contributions to the discussion of incommensurability and related issues in philosophy and offers valuable insights to scholars in other fields, such as anthropology, communication, linguistics, scientific education, and cultural studies.

Incommensurability and Cross-Language Communication by Xinli Wang,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. Incommensurability and cross-language communication.

[Xinli Wang] -- Contributions include: 'The Many Facets of Incommensurability', 'Incommensurability and Conceptual Schemes', 'In Defence of the Very Notion of Conceptual Schemes', 'Toward the Presuppositional.

Book Blurb/Description Title: Incommensurability and Cross-Language Communication The thesis of incommensurability challenges a dominant epistemological assumption behind Western philosophy—i.e., some form of commonality between any languages.

Incommensurability and conceptual schemes -- ch. In defense of the very notion of conceptual schemes -- ch. Case studies: the emergence of truth-value gaps -- ch. Against the received translation-failure interpretation, this book presents a presuppositional interpretation of incommensurability, that is, the thesis of incommensurability as cross-language communication breakdown due to the incompatible metaphysical presuppositions underlying two competing presuppositional languages, such as scientific : Xinli Wang.

Incommensurability And Cross-language Communication 作者: Wang, Xinli 出版社: Ashgate Pub Co 页数: 定价: 装帧: HRD ISBN: 豆瓣评分. A dominant epistemological assumption behind Western philosophy is that it is possible to locate some form of commonality between languages, traditions, or cultures - such as a common language or lexicon, or a common notion of rationality - which.

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The Incommensurability of Scientific Theories. The term ‘incommensurable’ means ‘to have no common measure’. The idea has its origins in Ancient Greek mathematics, where it meant no common measure between magnitudes. For example, there is no common measure between the lengths of the side and the diagonal of a square.

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The Wadsworth Philosophical Topics Series presents readers with concise, timely, and insightful. So constructed, Kuhn's mature interpretation of incommensurability does not depend upon the notion of truth-preserving (un)translatability, but rather depends on the notion of truth-value-status-preserving cross-language communication.

The reconstruction makes Kuhn's notion of incommensurability a well grounded, tenable and integrated by: 6. Against the received translation-failure interpretation, this book presents a presuppositional interpretation of incommensurability, that is, the thesis of incommensurability as cross-language communication breakdown due to the incompatible metaphysical presuppositions underlying two competing presuppositional languages, such as scientific languages.

Can quite different values be rationally weighed against one another. Can the value of one thing always be ranked as greater than, equal to, or less than the value of something else. If the answer to these questions is no, then in what areas do we find commensurability and comparability unavailable.

And what are the implications for moral and legal decision making. The Incommensurable Thomas Kuhn. Thomas Kuhn’s book, The Structure of Scientific Revolutions, appears in Wikipedia’s list of the most influential books in history.

In Structure, Kuhn introduced the now ubiquitous term and concept of paradigm shift. As Kuhn saw it, the scope of a paradigm was universal. Routledge & CRC Press Series: Ashgate New Critical Thinking in Philosophy: Ashgate New Critical Thinking in Philosophy Yet today there is a growing realization that this template is fundamentally flawed.

In this book, Mark Young embraces and advocates a more holistic concept Incommensurability and Cross-Language Communication 1st. In Section 2, I define incommensurability and an assumption that Kuhn adopted up until the s, viz. the exclusive acceptance assumption (EA): the scientific community must accept one and reject the other of two incommensurable theories for a given domain.

2 In Section 3, I explain how the incommensurability of two theories problematizes the Cited by: 4.This book explores an evolutionary theory of scientific knowledge, Incommensurability and Translation.

They also analyse the relationship between grammatical structure and theoretical communication in science and apply their findings to the rhetoric of Smith and Keynes. They assess the pragmatical dimension of language in the.The main mathematicians involved were the Athenian Theaetetus (c.

– bc), to whom Plato dedicated an entire dialogue, and the great Eudoxus of Cnidus (c. –c. bc), whose treatment of incommensurables survives as Book V of Euclid’s Elements.