Donald Davidson Interview: Language, Interpretation, & Philosophy (1993)



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Donald Davidson discusses communicative interaction in relation to writing, philosophy, and rhetoric with Thomas Kent in an interview for the Journal of Advanced Composition (JAC) at the University of North Texas.

00:00 Writing Style
12:39 Philosophical Influence
17:45 Anti-Foundationalism
21:44 Internalism vs Externalism
27:22 Radical Interpretation
33:23 Principle of Charity
40:54 Triangulation (Objectivity)
47:33 Prior vs Passing Theory
58:37 No Such Thing as a Language
1:02:26 Language isn't Convention-Bound
1:06:13 Social Constructionism
1:15:13 Social Issues & Relativism
1:20:16 Objectivity about Values
1:25:00 Feminism
1:28:54 Teaching
1:35:59 Writing & Triangulation
1:42:04 The Role of Intentions
1:49:33 Richard Rorty
1:56:16 Philosophy & the University
2:07:22 Worries about Anti-Foundationalism
2:14:15 Criticism & Misunderstandings
2:25:00 The Future
2:28:57 Gadamer

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