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  1. Can Theoretical Underdetermination Support the Indeterminacy of Translation? Revisiting Quine's 'Real Ground'.Sophie R. Allen - 2010 - Philosophy 85 (1):67-90.
    It is commonly believed that Quine's principal argument for the Indeterminacy of Translation requires an untenably strong account of the underdetermination of theories by evidence, namely that that two theories may be compatible with all possible evidence for them and yet incompatible with each other. In this article, I argue that Quine's conclusion that translation is indeterminate can be based upon the weaker, uncontroversial conception of theoretical underdetermination, in conjunction with a weak reading of the 'Gavagai' argument which establishes the (...)
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  2. Quine on Translation and Reference.Bruce Aune - 1975 - Philosophical Studies 27 (4):221 - 236.
  3. Manuales de Traducción y Hechos Semánticos: A Propósito de la Indeterminación de la Traducción En Quine.Ignacio Avila - 2001 - Ideas y Valores. Revista Colombiana de Filosofía 115:44-72.
    En este ensayo examino el conflicto aparente entre nuestro conocimiento de ciertas distinciones semánticas de nuestro lenguaje y la tesis de la indeterminación de la traducción de Ouine. Este examen nos permitirá entender la manera como se articula dicha tesis con otros sectores de su filosofía. En particular, argumento que la tesis de la indeterminación de la traducción, estrictamente hablando, cumple· una función legitimadora en el sistema quineano. Con ella Quine, más que obtener una nueva conclusión en el ámbito de (...)
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  4. Indeterminacy of Translation--Theory and Practice.Dorit Bar-On - 1993 - Philosophy and Phenomenological Research 53 (4):781-810.
    To an ordinary translator, the idea that there are too many perfect translation schemes between any two languages would come as a surprise. Quine's thesis of the indeterminacy of translation expresses just this idea. It implies that most of the 'implicit canons' actual translators use in their assessment of translations lack objective status. My dissertation is an attempt to present a systematic challenge to Quine's view of language and to support the idea that one could develop an objective theory of (...)
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  5. Fundamental Indeterminacy.Elizabeth Barnes - 2014 - Analytic Philosophy 55 (4):339-362.
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  6. W. V. O. Quine: Indeterminacy of Translation, Reference, and Truth.William Leo Barthelemy - 1981 - Dissertation, University of Waterloo (Canada)
    According to W. V. O. Quine translation is indeterminate. The thesis has attracted a good deal of attention and criticism. In spite of this fact, however, there seems to be little understanding of the nature of the thesis itself and Quine's reasons for it, at least on the part of those commentators and critics who have committed themselves in print. Thus, in my study of Quine I am primarily concerned with answering the following three questions: Exactly what does the indeterminacy (...)
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  7. Behaviourism, Mentalism, and Quine's Indeterminacy Thesis.Harry Beatty - 1974 - Philosophical Studies 26 (2):97 - 110.
  8. Indeterminacy and Underdetermination: Are Quine's Two Theses Consistent?P. William Bechtel - 1980 - Philosophical Studies 38 (3):309 - 320.
  9. Indeterminacy and Intentionality: Quine's Purported Elimination of Propositions.P. William Bechtel - 1978 - Journal of Philosophy 75 (November):649-661.
  10. Reference and Translation: An Examination of Quine's Thesis of the Indeterminacy of Translation.Edward Francis Becker - 1970 - Dissertation, The Johns Hopkins University
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  11. Meta-Incommensurability Between Theories of Meaning: Chemical Evidence.Nicholas W. Best - 2015 - Perspectives on Science 23 (3):361-378.
    Attempting to compare scientific theories requires a philosophical model of meaning. Yet different scientific theories have at times—particularly in early chemistry—pre-supposed disparate theories of meaning. When two theories of meaning are incommensurable, we must say that the scientific theories that rely upon them are meta-incommensurable. Meta- incommensurability is a more profound sceptical threat to science since, unlike first-order incommensurability, it implies complete incomparability.
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  12. W. V. Quine's Indeterminacy of Translation Thesis.Charles Stephen Bond - 1976 - Dissertation, Vanderbilt University
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  13. The Origins of the Indeterminacy Thesis.Christopher Boorse - 1975 - Journal of Philosophy 72 (13):369-387.
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  14. Intentionality, Linguistics, and the Indeterminacy of Translation.Christopher Lowell Boorse - 1972 - Dissertation, Princeton University
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  15. Understanding Quine's Theses of Indeterminacy.Nick Bostrom - manuscript
    The state of the art as regards the thesis of indeterminacy of translation is as follows. Very much has been said about it, most of which is based on misunderstandings. No satisfactory formulation of the thesis has been presented. No good argument has been given in favour of the thesis. No good argument has been advanced against it.
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  16. More on Mind-Body Problem and Indeterminacy of Translation.M. C. Bradley - 1980 - Mind 89 (354):261-262.
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  17. More on Kirk and Quine on Underdetermination and Indeterminacy.M. C. Bradley - 1978 - Analysis 38 (3):150 - 159.
    This paper re-examines an argument of kirk's aimed at refuting quine's inference from the underdetermination of physical theory to the indeterminacy of translation. it is claimed that kirk's argument is unsuccessful; unsuccessful, at any rate, if we make what has seemed until recently the only possible assumption about quine's criterion for individuating theories. but in recent publications quine has proposed a rather different criterion, and in the light of this, it is conceded, kirk's argument may well take effect. it is (...)
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  18. Mind-Body Problem and Indeterminacy of Translation.M. C. Bradley - 1977 - Mind 86 (343):345-367.
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  19. Quine's Arguments for the Indeterminacy Thesis.M. C. Bradley - 1976 - Australasian Journal of Philosophy 54 (1):24 – 49.
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  20. Kirk on Indeterminacy of Translation.M. C. Bradley - 1975 - Analysis 36 (1):18 - 22.
    R kirk ("analysis", volume 33, 1973, pages 195-201) proposes an argument against quine's deduction of indeterminacy of translation from underdetermination of physical theory. the present paper is a reply to kirk, aimed primarily at showing that his argument is "ignoratio elenchi".
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  21. On Katz and Indeterminacy of Translation.Nancy S. Brahm - unknown
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  22. Review of Eve Gaudet, Quine on Meaning: The Indeterminacy of Translation[REVIEW]H. G. Callaway - 2006 - Notre Dame Philosophical Reviews 2006 (8).
    The book contains twelve chapters, prefaced by acknowledg­ments, and followed by a short index. It derives from the author's doctoral dissertation in philosophy at Washington University in St. Louis, and thanks are offered to committee members Robert B. Barrett, Joseph Ullian and Roger Gibson. The reader who is not inclined to review the large related literature on Quine's view of cognitive meaning and translation may also be attracted to this book for concise summaries and treatment of the Quinean view from (...)
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  23. The Esoteric Quine? Belief Attribution and the Significance of the Indeterminacy Thesis in Quine’s Kant Lectures.H. G. Callaway - 2003 - In W.V. Quine, Wissenschaft und Empfindung. Frommann-Holzboog.
    This is the Introduction to my translation of Quine's Kant Lectures. Part of my interpretation is that an "esoteric doctrine" in involved in Quine's distinctive semantic claims: his skepticism of the credulity of non-expert evaluation of discourse and theory.
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  24. W.V. Quine, Immanuel Kant Lectures, translated and introduced by H.G. Callaway.H. G. Callaway & W. V. Quine (eds.) - 2003 - Frommann-Holzboog.
    This book is a translation of W.V. Quine's Kant Lectures, given as a series at Stanford University in 1980. It provide a short and useful summary of Quine's philosophy. There are four lectures altogether: I. Prolegomena: Mind and its Place in Nature; II. Endolegomena: From Ostension to Quantification; III. Endolegomena loipa: The forked animal; and IV. Epilegomena: What's It all About? The Kant Lectures have been published to date only in Italian and German translation. The present book is filled out (...)
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  25. Fact/Value Holism, Feminist Philosophy, and Nazi Cancer Research.Sharyn Clough - 2015 - Feminist Philosophy Quarterly 1 (1).
    Fact/value holism has become commonplace in philosophy of science, especially in feminist literature. However, that facts are bearers of empirical content, while values are not, remains a firmly-held distinction. I support a more thorough-going holism: both facts and values can function as empirical claims, related in a seamless, semantic web. I address a counterexample from Kourany where facts and values seem importantly discontinuous, namely, the simultaneous support by the Nazis of scientifically sound cancer research and morally unsound political policies. I (...)
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  26. Constantin Negruzzi - un épisode de la traduction du français en roumain.Iulia Cordus - 2014 - In Jeanrenaud Schippel (ed.), "Traducerile au de gand sa imblanzeasca obiceiurile". pp. 345-358.
    Présentation de la personnalité du traducteur Constantin Negruzzi; étude de cas sur ses traductions de Victor Hugo.
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  27. Indeterminacy of Translation and Indeterminacy of Belief.Howard Darmstadter - 1974 - Philosophical Studies 26 (3-4):229 - 237.
    I argue that quine's thesis of the indeterminacy of radical translation is incorrect. the argument exploits the connections between quine's thesis and common sense notions regarding belief. a simple model of belief, taking beliefs to be sets of brain states, is used to give a rigorous restatement of quine's thesis. it is then argued that our need to project the actions of other people from their professions of belief would make the situation quine describes unstable, since persons in that situation (...)
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  28. On the Surprising In Science and Logic.de Groot Jean - 1987 - Review of Metaphysics 40 (4):631-655.
  29. Translation and Meaning: An Examination of Quine's Translational Indeterminacy Hypothesis.John Michael Dolan - 1969 - Dissertation, Stanford University
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  30. The Significance of Quine's Indeterminacy Thesis.Michael Dummett - 1974 - Synthese 27 (3-4):351 - 397.
  31. Against Indeterminacy.John Earman & Arthur Fine - 1977 - Journal of Philosophy 74 (9):535-538.
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  32. Indeterminacy of Translation. Edited & Introductions by Dagfinn Føllesdal - 2000 - In Dagfinn Føllesdal (ed.), Philosophy of Quine. Garland.
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  33. Vagueness and Second-Level Indeterminacy.Matti Eklund - 2010 - In Richard Dietz & Sebastiano Moruzzi (eds.), Cuts and Clouds: Vaguenesss, its Nature and its Logic. Oxford University Press.
    My theme here will be vagueness. But first recall Quine’s arguments for the indeterminacy of translation and the inscrutability of reference. (I will presume these arguments to be familiar.) If Quine is right, then there are radically different acceptable assignments of semantic values to the expressions of any language: different assignments of semantic values that for all that is determined by whatever it is that determines semantic value are all acceptable, and all equally good. Quine even argued that the indeterminacy (...)
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  34. Indeterminacy, Underdetermination, and the Anomalism of the Mental.C. Z. Elgin - 1980 - Synthese 45 (2):233 - 255.
    Davidson's token-Token identity theory is based on the indeterminacy of translation. I argue that psychological theories, Like other theories, Are underdetermined by the evidence, And that their reduction, Like other reductions, Is subject to the indeterminacy of translation. This does not invalidate reduction, But it does raise epistemic difficulties. Accepting a claim as law-Like involves uncertainty and risk. There are ideological reasons for thinking that psychophysical reduction involves risks we should not take.
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  35. Quine's Double Standard: Indeterminacy and Quantifying In.Catherine Z. Elgin - 1979 - Synthese 42 (3):353 - 377.
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  36. Convention, Translation and Understanding: Theories of Meaning, Translational Indeterminacy and the Penetration of Alien Cultures.Robert Feleppa - 1978 - Dissertation, Washington University
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  37. Indeterminacy of Translation and Under‐Determination of the Theory of Nature.Dagfinn Foellesdal - 1973 - Dialectica 27 (3‐4):289-301.
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  38. Physicalism and the Indeterminacy of Translation.Michael Friedman - 1975 - Noûs 9 (4):353-374.
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  39. A Plea for Automated Language-to-Logical-Form Converters.Joseph S. Fulda - 2006 - RASK 24:87-102.
    This has been made available gratis by the publisher. -/- This piece gives the raison d'etre for the development of the converters mentioned in the title. Three reasons are given, one linguistic, one philosophical, and one practical. It is suggested that at least /two/ independent converters are needed. -/- This piece ties together the extended paper "Abstracts from Logical Form I/II," and the short piece providing the comprehensive theory alluded to in the abstract of that extended paper in "Pragmatics, Montague, (...)
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  40. Apparent Conflicts Between Quine's Indeterminacy Thesis and His Philosophy of Science.Michael R. Gardner - 1973 - British Journal for the Philosophy of Science 24 (4):381-393.
  41. The Indeterminacy Thesis Reformulated.Ken Gemes - 1991 - Journal of Philosophy 88 (2):91-108.
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  42. Quine’s Indeterminacy.Alexander George - 2014 - The Harvard Review of Philosophy 21:41-55.
  43. Quine's Dilemma.Roger F. Gibson - 1986 - Synthese 69 (1):27 - 39.
    Quine has long maintained in connection with his theses of under-determination of physical theory and indeterminacy of translation that there is a fact of the matter to physics but no fact of the matter to translation. In this paper, I investigate Quine's reasoning for this claim. I show that Quine's thinking about under-determination over the last twenty-five years has landed him in a contradiction: he says of two global physical theories that are empirically equivalent but logically incompatible that only one (...)
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  44. Analyticity, Indeterminacy and Semantic Theory: Some Comments on “the Domino Theory”.John D. Greenwood - 1990 - Philosophical Studies 58 (1-2):41 - 49.
    In "The Domino Theory" Professor Katz's general thesis is that the arguments against intensionalism advanced in the last four decades are arranged like so many dominos, since they all rest upon Quine's arguments against the analytic-synthetic distinction in "Two Dogmas of Empiricism". If this is the case, then they are all vitiated if Quine's original arguments are unsatisfactory, and fall like so many dominos. I propose to accept, if only for the sake of argument, that all the other critiques of (...)
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  45. Indeterminacy of Translation/Subdeterminacy of Theory: A Critique.Wanda Gregory - 1989 - Dialogos 24 (53):69-88.
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  46. Translation, Indeterminacy and Triviality.Patricia Hanna - 1984 - Philosophia 14 (3-4):341-348.
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  47. Indeterminacy of Translation and Analyticity.James F. Harris - 1976 - Southern Journal of Philosophy 14 (2):239-243.
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  48. The New Riddle of Radical Translation.Geoffrey Hellman - 1974 - Philosophy of Science 41 (3):227-246.
    This paper presents parts of a theory of radical translation with applications to the problem of construing reference. First, in sections 1 to 4 the general standpoint, inspired by Goodman's approach to induction, is set forth. Codification of sound translational practice replaces the aim of behavioral reduction of semantic notions. The need for a theory of translational projection (manual construction on the basis of a finite empirical correlation of sentences) is established by showing the anomalies otherwise resulting (e.g. from Quine's (...)
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  49. The Indeterminacy of the Mental.Lars Hertzberg & Jenny Teichman - 1983 - Aristotelian Society Supplementary Volume 57 (1):91 - 130.
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  50. Discussion.Christopher R. Hitchcock - 1992 - Journal of Philosophical Research 17:215-223.
    Gerald Massey has constructed translation manuals for the purposes of illustrating Quine’s Indeterminacy Thesis. Robert Kirk has argued that Massey’s manuals do not live up to their billing. In this note, I will present Massey’s manuals and defend them against Kirk’s objections. The implications for Quine’s Indeterminacy Thesis will then be briefly discussed.
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