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To be radical, an empiricism must neither admit into its constructions any element that is not directly experienced, nor exclude f ...
Furthermore it becomes folly to seek a boundary between synthetic statements, which hold contingently on experience, and analytic ...
The reason that I call my doctrine logical atomism is because the atoms that I wish to arrive at as the sort of last residue in an ...
Let us be cautious in making assertions and critical in examining them, but tolerant in permitting linguistic forms.
For my part I do, qua lay physicist, believe in physical objects and not in Homer's gods; and I consider it a scientific error to ...
Meaning is what essence becomes when it is divorced from the object of reference and wedded to the word.
Dogmatic theological statements are neither logical propositions nor poetic utterances. They are "shaggy dog" stories; they have a ...
'What is truth?' said jesting Pilate, and would not stay for an answer. Pilate was in advance of his time. For 'truth' itself is a ...
Two archetypes pervade Western thinking on the subject of how reality is best apprehended, archetypes that have their ultimate ori ...
To anyone who still feels that there must be an identity of logical form between language and reality, I can only plead that the c ...
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