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Quotation by Willard Van Orman Quine
It makes no sense to say what the objects of a theory are,
beyond saying how to interpret or reinterpret that theory in another.
Willard Van Orman Quine (b. 1908), U.S. philosopher, logician. "Ontological Relativity," p. 50, Ontological Relativity and Other Essays (1969).
Exposition of the author's view that reference is "inscrutable."
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