Dejnožka, Jan
September 2010
Diametros: An Online Journal of Philosophy;Dec2010, Issue 25, p118
Academic Journal
The article discusses the concepts of intuitionism introduced by Michael Dummett. As stated, Dummett makes it clear that there is only a forward road from senses to references in the cognitive order. It mentions that Dummett has stated that the systematic theory of Bedeutung provided a basis for explaining in what the sinn of an expression should be taken to consist. It states that Dummett is right that indefinable notions must be explicated but undefined notions must be explicated too. It states that however there is no road from syntax to semantics, and no road from physical shape to proper namehood.


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