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Single Idea 18268

[catalogued under 5. Theory of Logic / E. Structures of Logic / 1. Logical Form]

Full Idea

The apparent logical form of the proposition need not be its real logical form.

Gist of Idea

Apparent logical form may not be real logical form


Ludwig Wittgenstein (Tractatus Logico-Philosophicus [1921], 4.0031), quoted by J. Alberto Coffa - The Semantic Tradition from Kant to Carnap 6 'The incom'

Book Reference

Coffa,J.Alberto: 'The Semantic Tradition from Kant to Carnap' [CUP 1993], p.109

A Reaction

This is one of the key doctrines of modern analytic philosophy.