Could someone explain to me, in easy language, what the main differences are between Carnap and Quine's views regarding internal / external questions and realism? Quine called Carnap a Platoist, yet I don't understand why and what exactly the differences are.

Could someone elaborate, please?

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    See Quine's objections to Carnap. – Mauro ALLEGRANZA Jul 3 '17 at 5:59
  • I find that highly complex material. I need someone to explain it to me in a clear and concise way, but thanks, Mauro. – Siyah Jul 3 '17 at 11:18
  • Why do you think that a very complex issue like de debate Carnap-Quine about analytic sentences vs synthetic sentences, holism and a priori can be explained "in easy language" ? – Mauro ALLEGRANZA Jul 3 '17 at 11:23
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    Because I think that everything can be explained in easy language :) Especially using examples makes it easy too. – Siyah Jul 3 '17 at 11:46
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    According to Carnap, analytic truths are true as a result of their meaning. – Mauro ALLEGRANZA Jul 3 '17 at 11:54

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