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Title: The Determination of Form by Syntactic Employment: a Model and a Difficulty
Authors: Johnston, Colin
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Keywords: 20th Century Philosophy
Wittgenstein Ludwig
logical form
Issue Date: 2008
Publisher: ALWS (Austrian Ludwig Wittgenstein Society)
Citation: Johnston C (2008) The Determination of Form by Syntactic Employment: a Model and a Difficulty, Hieke A, Leitgeb H (ed.) Papers of the 31st IWS , 31st International Wittgenstein Symposium, Kirchberg am Wechsel, Austria, 10.8.2008 - 16.8.2008, Kirchberg am Wechsel: ALWS (Austrian Ludwig Wittgenstein Society), pp. 156-158.
Abstract: This paper develops a model for understanding the Tractarian doctrine that a sign insyntactic use determines a form. This doctrine is found to be in tension withWittgenstein's agnosticism with regard to forms of reality.
Type: Conference Paper
Rights: All Rights Reserved Copyright 2007 by the authors No part of the material protected by this copyright notice may be reproduced or utilised in any form or by any means, electronic or mechanical, including photocopying, recording, and informational storage and retrieval systems without written permission from the copyright owner.
Affiliation: Philosophy

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