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ProtoSociology

Volume 1, April 1991

Problemebenen, Foki, Rekonstruktionen

Frank Siebelt
Pages 60-71
DOI: 10.5840/protosociology199113

Zweierlei Holismus. Überlegungen zur Interpretationstheorie D. Davidsons

What make utterances and beliefs of other persons on the base of behaviour intelligible? D. Davidson gives us a possible answer in his analysis of the holistic nature of beliefs from the view point of radical interpretation. D. Davidsons argument is, that having propositional attitudes is a nesessary condition for understanding of (personal) utterances. In the context of his theory of radical interpretation will given an explication and a refutation of critics of the still not enough recipated thesis of D. Davidson.