Ideas from 'Thought and Talk' by Donald Davidson [1975], by Theme Structure

[found in 'Inquiries into Truth and Interpretation (2nd ed)' by Davidson,Donald [OUP 2001,0-19-924629-7]].

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3. Truth / A. Truth Problems / 1. Truth
A sentence is held true because of a combination of meaning and belief
11. Knowledge Aims / A. Knowledge / 3. Belief / a. Beliefs
Having a belief involves the possibility of being mistaken
11. Knowledge Aims / A. Knowledge / 3. Belief / e. Belief holism
The concept of belief can only derive from relationship to a speech community.
18. Thought / A. Modes of Thought / 1. Thought
Thought depends on speech
18. Thought / A. Modes of Thought / 8. Human Thought
A creature doesn't think unless it interprets another's speech
18. Thought / D. Concepts / 4. Concepts and Language / a. Concepts and language
Concepts are only possible in a language community
19. Language / B. Meaning / 4. Meaning as Use
An understood sentence can be used for almost anything; it isn't language if it has only one use
19. Language / B. Meaning / 9. Meaning Holism
The pattern of sentences held true gives sentences their meaning