On the Way to Language

In Lewis Hahn (ed.), The Philosophy of Donald Davidson (Library of Living Philosophers). Open Court (1999)

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Simon Evnine
University of Miami
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The paper is an examination of how Davidson's holism constrains his account of language learning. The problem is that holism implies that in learning a language we cannot pass through stages of knowing part of the language. Rather, some sense must be found for the notion of partly knowing the whole language.
Keywords Davidson  Holism  Language
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