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Questions tagged [hilary-putnam]

For questions referring to texts and concepts of Hilary Whitehall Putnam (1926-2016).

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Hilary Putnam's criticism of Carnap's 'Principle of Tolerance'

I am left quite confused at how Hilary Putnam showed that Carnap's response to the self-defeating objection of the verification principle was circular and hence unviable. Can anybody help explain it ...