Chapter 17. Q

  1. Michael Payne1 and
  2. Jessica Rae Barbera2

Published Online: 30 APR 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9781444323450.ch17

A Dictionary of Cultural and Critical Theory, Second Edition

A Dictionary of Cultural and Critical Theory, Second Edition

How to Cite

Payne, M. and Barbera, J. R. (eds) (2010) Q, in A Dictionary of Cultural and Critical Theory, Second Edition, Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444323450.ch17

Editor Information

  1. 1

    Courtauld Institute of Art, UK

  2. 2

    University of Pittsburgh, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 30 APR 2010
  2. Published Print: 2 APR 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405168908

Online ISBN: 9781444323450

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Keywords:

  • Willard van Orman Quine (1908–2000), American philosopher;
  • notion of analyticity defended - appeal to clear notion of meaning;
  • thought experiment of radical translation, producing translation manual for an isolated language;
  • translation indeterminate - methods do not suffice to determine a translation manual;
  • no absolute reference of terms, fundamental ontology relative to choice of translation manual

Summary

This chapter contains entries titled:

  • Quine, Willard van Orman