In other words, the propositions of philosophy are not factual, but linguistic in character - that is, they do not describe the behaviour of physical,... - A.J. Ayer Quotes
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Quote:In other words, the propositions of philosophy are not factual, but linguistic in character - that is, they do not describe the behaviour of physical, or even mental, objects; they express definitions, or the formal consequences of definitions. Accordingly we may say that philosophy is a department of logic. For we will see that the characteristic mark of a purely logical enquiry, is that it is concerned with the formal consequences of our definitions and not with questions of empirical fact. - A.J. Ayer Quotes
  


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