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Is there any philosophical view on translation in early modern philosophy?

Do you know of any philosophical view on translation in early modern philosophy (Descartes, Spinoza, Leibniz)?
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how do Sense and Denotation relate to translation?

i would like to know how are Sense and Denotation relate to translation and the role that they have in translation
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Reading Nietzsche in Russian vs. in English

Once I read article about how bad Russian translations of Nietzsche's works & how they misinterpret the original saying. Reading it in German would be just great, and I'm looking to learn German, ...
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how to translate the following sentence

Either it is not the case that Gonzolo play music and does not go to concert,or it is not the case that he does not read book and does not play football. P:Gonzolo play music , Q: Gonzolo go to ...
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Donald Davidson: what exactly is his argument for why most of our beliefs must be true?

"When I meet my interlocutor for the first time I know nothing about his/her belief system, about the array of sentences he/she holds true. According to Davidson, I have no option but to assume that ...
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What does Nietzsche’s “a monstrosity per defectum” mean?

I was reading through Nietzsche’s The Birth of Tragedy and I came across the phrase - In Socrates, instinct becomes the critic, consciousness the creator — a monstrosity per defectum! As far as I ...
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LPL Predicate Logic Translations Exercise 11.20.7

I have this one question (Part 7) in exercise 11.20 that I can't seem to get the answer from. I tried ∀x∀y ((x ≠ y ∧ Larger(x,y)) → Dodec(x)) and ∀x∀y (Larger(x,y) → Dodec(x)), as well as many other ...