I'd like to hear what you - dedicated to answering questions - have to say to the following:
1) Philosophers and scientists seem to believe that
a) problems are shared (by people), i. e. are the same (identical?) for every man
b) each attempt to solve a problem produces its own solution.
Here's my first question: If we think there are as many solutions to a problem as there are written papers, what makes us believe it's different with the problems? What are the criteria for the interpersonal identity of a problem?
2) Relating to the first: If two people refer or at least pretend to refer to the same problem (in solving or just discussing it), and given the thesis that in some way we must understand the problem or at least its verbal expression: What is it, that we know, when we understand a problem?
Or, a bit less heavy-weighted:What kind of semantics of questions would enable us to understand how it comes that the problems questions articulate are real and shared by people, while the answers and solutions differ relating to the person giving them?
Looking forward to your answer
from Munich, Germany
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