Topoi 31 (1):111-120 (2012)

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Lieven Decock
VU University Amsterdam
Igor Douven
Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique
Abstract
Putnam’s internal realism is aimed at reconciling realist and antirealist intuitions about truth and the nature of reality. A common complaint about internal realism is that it has never been stated with due precision. This paper attempts to render the position precise by drawing on the literature on conceptual spaces as well as on earlier work of the authors on the notion of identity
Keywords Putnam  Internal realism  Conceptual spaces  Identity  Incommensurability
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DOI 10.1007/s11245-011-9105-8
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Meaning and the Moral Sciences.Hilary Putnam - 1978 - Routledge and Kegan Paul.
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