Moore and linguistic philosophy

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    • Pages: 102 to 121
    • ISBN: 0-04-192023-6
    • Creation date: 04-01-2011
    • Last update: 30-09-2015



    This paper deals with Moore’s distinction between knowing the meaning of a common word and knowing the analysis of its meaning. The image the philosophical analyst creates of himself is that of someone who digs below the surface to discover unexpected contents : he is a kind of semantic archaeologist. M.-M. V.