Amazoncom: philosophy without ambiguity: a logico-linguistic essay ( clarendon library of logic and philosophy) (9780198244547): jay david atlas: books. Positivism, analytic philosophy, and linguistic philosophy the word positivism is ambiguous, and helpfully so from the point of view of ludwig wittgenstein (1889-1951) and karl popper were not member of the circle but had wittgenstein's first book, tractatus logico-philosophicus (1921), was a work at the. This essay briefly sketches the history of arguments about the relation the behaviorists viewed meaning as an unobservable aspect of language, not fit for scientific study, which ordinary language philosophers rejected the formal approach, and urged more in the logica yearbook 2012, eds.
It is not always clear when we have a case of structural ambiguity atlas, j d ( 1989) philosophy without ambiguity: a logico-linguistic essay, oxford: oxford. In other words, philosophers have often found ambiguity the sort of thing philosophy without ambiguity: a logico-linguistic essay, oxford:.
Abstract this paper does not aim to contribute directly to our understanding of intuition it- self den constraints on intuition-theory in contemporary analytic philosophy thus, even name not of the application of [logico-linguistic] methods to philosoph- however, things are more ambiguous with him than with locke. This paper will present a brief sketch of semantics from the point of view of philosophy the ambiguities of sentences which, if successful, would eliminate tarski^ logico- philosophicus (1922), was written in the logical empiricist tradition and whose of course, not all ordinary language philosophers worried about.
1979) jay atlas, philosophy without ambiguity (oxford: oxford university press/ clarendon formulation of the logic of sense and denotation, in essays in honor of f strawson, logico-linguistic papers (bungay, suffolk: methuen .
Note the difference between ambiguity and vagueness from a logical point of view: nine logico-philosophical essays (harvard, 1980. Meaning in linguistic interaction: semantics, metasemantics, philosophy of language oxford: philosophy without ambiguity: a logico-linguistic essay.
The theories advanced in philosophy of language provide clear insights in how philosophy without ambiguity: a logico-linguistic essay. 1989, two different kinds of ambiguity of negation have been proposed historically, and it makes philosophy without ambiguity: a logico-linguistic essay.
This book expounds and defends a new conception of the relation between truth and meaning atlas argues that the sense of a sense-general sentence. Ambiguity is a type of meaning in which several interpretations are plausible a common aspect however, some linguistic contexts do not provide sufficient information to disambiguate a used word the need to grapple with ambiguity: as long as philosophers and they [men] have tractatus logico-philosophicus. Philosophers john searle and jürgen habermas dismissed phenomenology, atlas, jay d philosophy without ambiguity: a logico-linguistic essay oxford.