Ideas from 'Letters' by Willard Quine [1962], by Theme Structure

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19. Language / E. Analyticity / 4. Analytic/Synthetic Critique
I will even consider changing a meaning to save a law; I question the meaning-fact cleavage
                        Full Idea: I am not concerned even to avoid the trivial extreme of sustaining a law by changing a meaning; for the cleavage between meaning and fact is part of what ...I am questioning.
                        From: Willard Quine (Letters [1962], 1962.06.01)
                        A reaction: [Letter to Adolf Grünbaum. Found on Twitter] A strikingly helpful expression of his position by Quine. We should take about the 'meaning/fact distinction' in order to understand clearly what is going on here.