Putnam, Languages and Worlds
Raatikainen (Panu)
Source: Dialectica, Vol. 55, No. 2 (2001), pp. 167-174
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  1. The key argument of Hilary Putnam for conceptual relativism, his so-called mereological argument, is critically evaluated.
  2. It is argued that Putnam's reasoning is based on confusion between languages and theories.

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