Purely analythic truths do not exist: all truth depends on both language and
Even Logic and Mathematics are, ultimately, empirical
A statement alone cannot be verified: only the totality of statements (science
in its totality) can be verified
A hypothesis is verified true or false only relative to background assumptions
Each statement in a theory partially determines the meaning of every other
statement in the same theory
The structure of concepts is determined by the positions that their
constituents occupy in the "web of belief" of the individual
No part of a scientific theory can be proved or disproved; only the whole can
Several different theories may offer equally plausible accounts of the same
Scientific theories are "undetermined" by experience
There are infinite interpretations of a discourse depending on the context
A single word has no meaning, its referent is "inscrutable"
Words have a meaning only relative to the other words they are connected to in
the sentences that we assume to be true
The meaning of a sentence depends on the interpretation of the entire language.
Its meaning can even change in time.
The meaning of language is not in the mind of the speaker
It is impossible to define what a "correct" translation of a statement is from
one language to another, because that depends on the interpretations of both
Translation from one language to another is indeterminate
Translation is possible only from the totality of one language to the totality
of another language
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