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Interpreting people and interpreting texts

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What is the relation between interpreting a person's speech and actions, on the one hand, and interpreting a written text, on the other? That question is considered in connection with the theories of interpretation offered by Donald Davidson and Paul Ricoeur. There are some important similarities between those theories. However, it is argued that Davidson and Ricoeur are divided on fundamental questions about the relation between meaning and intention, about the reference of texts, about the ...

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10.1080/09672550600858353

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Oxford college:
University College
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Author
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Routledge Publisher's website
Journal:
International Journal of Philosophical Studies Journal website
Volume:
14
Issue:
3
Pages:
423-441
Publication date:
2006-09-05
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1466-4542
ISSN:
0967-2559
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uuid:4203196b-a440-4993-a673-cf0d8a5ef8ae
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ora:3848
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English
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