On Why Semantic Externalism, Creationist Theism, Personalism, and Veber's Philosophy Fit Together Very Well

Bojan Žalec
2016 Synthesis philosophica  
The main theses of this paper are that semantic externalism (SE) and creationist theism (CT) are compatible, and that SE and personalism are mutually inclined. This view can be fruitfully illustrated and enriched by the use of the philosophy of France Veber , who was meinong's pupil. He argued that there is a special side of our experience which he called "hitting upon reality" and which is fundamentally different from the presentation of phenomena. The author points to some parallels of the
more » ... parallels of the distinction between hitting upon reality and presentation on one hand and Putnam's view on reference and representation on the other. The most important constituents of the frame of reference of this paper are the works of philosophers Robert Howell, Hilary Putnam, Tyler Burge, and France Veber. The main original contribution of this paper represents the finding that SE and personalism are mutually inclined.
doi:10.21464/sp31105 fatcat:qbqyff4wivg5jdnrf7syzakhem