Single Idea 11104

[catalogued under 18. Thought / D. Concepts / 5. Concepts and Language / b. Concepts are linguistic]

Full Idea

Concepts are language.

Gist of Idea

Concepts are language


Willard Quine (Identity, Ostension, and Hypostasis [1950], 5)

Book Reference

Quine,Willard: 'From a Logical Point of View' [Harper and Row 1963], p.79

A Reaction

Hm. This seems to mean that animals and pre-linguistic children have no concepts. I just don't believe that.