La rationalité est-elle incodifiable ?

Pascal Engel

Philosophia Scientiae (2002)

  • Volume: 6, Issue: 2, page 91-107
  • ISSN: 1281-2463


This paper discusses a thesis which underlies Davidson’s philosophy of interpretation: the incodifiability of rationality. It is shown that this thesis is involved in Davidson’s use of the principle of charity. At the end of the paper, the thesis is criticized: the principles of rationality do not come from nowhere. At least a strong nucleus of psychological rationality must be codifiable.

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Engel, Pascal. "La rationalité est-elle incodifiable ?." Philosophia Scientiae 6.2 (2002): 91-107. <>.

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