Projection, Analogy and Meaning
Botros (Sophie)
Source: Botros (Sophie) - Truth, Time and History: Part I (Truth), Chapter 2
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Contents

    Introduction – 43
  1. Projection: an anti-realist haunted realist strategy – 44
    1. A preliminary appeal to ‘implicit’, and ‘indirect’, knowledge – 44
    2. Difficulties in setting up the strategy – 45
      1. The shortfall between justification and truth: the slide to subjectivism – 46
      2. The flawed parallel between present-tensed observation, and first-person sensation, statements – 48
    3. Objections to the strategy once set up – 49
      1. ‘Reference to the past has not been completely expunged’ – 49
      2. McDowell’s refutation – ‘[It countenances] a leap beyond the bounds of awareness’
      3. The spurious appeal to ‘same sort’: Wittgenstein again – 51
      4. Why the truth value link fails to underwrite projection – 54
      5. McDowell’s revised realist proposal – 56
    4. The Wittgenstein background – 58
  2. The truth-value link again – 60
    1. Anti-realist emasculation of the truth value link – 60
    2. Dummett: the truth value link realists cannot account for our ‘living in time’ – 62

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