David Bourget (Western Ontario)
David Chalmers (ANU, NYU)
Rafael De Clercq
Jack Alan Reynolds
Learn more about PhilPapers
Philosophy of Science 27 (3):271-278 (1960)
Pursuing a line of progression articulated by Prof. Quine, Dr. Pasch (Experience and the Analytic) argues that the analytic-synthetic distinction rests on mere convention. Further, that the use of this distinction by present day empiricists--especially the rational reconstructionists--has caused empiricism to take a departure from traditional empiricism. I observe, in opposition, 1) the natural language firmament is itself an amorphous construct, 2) the natural language might be the language of experience but not of empiricism, 3) the ideal language is tied to experience by primitives for what perceptually appears, and 4) if one claims the primitives must be tested in scientific inquiry, a case should be made for this philosophical position
|Keywords||No keywords specified (fix it)|
|Categories||categorize this paper)|
Setup an account with your affiliations in order to access resources via your University's proxy server
Configure custom proxy (use this if your affiliation does not provide a proxy)
|Through your library|
References found in this work BETA
No references found.
Citations of this work BETA
No citations found.
Similar books and articles
Oswald Hanfling (2000). Philosophy and Ordinary Language: The Bent and Genius of Our Tongue. Routledge.
John R. Searle (2007). What is Language : Some Preliminary Remarks. In Savas L. Tsohatzidis (ed.), John Searle's Philosophy of Language: Force, Meaning, and Mind. Cambridge University Press.
Siobhan Chapman (2008). Language and Empiricism: After the Vienna Circle. Palgrave Macmillan.
Colin Koopman (2007). Language is a Form of Experience: Reconciling Classical Pragmatism and Neopragmatism. Transactions of the Charles S. Peirce Society 43 (4):694 - 727.
Martin Heidegger (1971/1982). On the Way to Language. Harper & Row.
Richard Gaskin (2006). Experience and the World's Own Language: A Critique of John Mcdowell's Empiricism. Oxford University Press.
Sebastian Lutz (2009). Ideal Language Philosophy and Experiments on Intuitions. Studia Philosophica Estonica 2 (2):117-139.
J. W. Swanson (1965). On the Calculus Ratiocinator. Inquiry 8 (1-4):315 – 331.
Added to index2009-01-28
Total downloads5 ( #230,913 of 1,102,513 )
Recent downloads (6 months)1 ( #298,715 of 1,102,513 )
How can I increase my downloads?