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Single Idea 3698

[catalogued under 19. Language / F. Communication / 6. Interpreting Language / b. Indeterminate translation]

Full Idea

The thesis of the indeterminacy of translation would be better described as the thesis of the indeterminacy of meaning and belief.

Gist of Idea

Indeterminacy of translation is actually indeterminacy of meaning and belief

Source

Laurence Bonjour (In Defence of Pure Reason [1998], 3.5)

Book Reference

Bonjour,Laurence: 'In Defense of Pure Reason' [CUP 1998], p.79