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Single Idea 18718

[catalogued under 5. Theory of Logic / E. Structures of Logic / 2. Logical Connectives / d. and]

Full Idea

When we say that the word 'and' has meaning what we mean is that it works in a sentence and is not just a flourish.

Gist of Idea

Saying 'and' has meaning is just saying it works in a sentence


Ludwig Wittgenstein (Lectures 1930-32 (student notes) [1931], B VIII.2)

Book Reference

Wittgenstein,Ludwig: 'Lectures in Cambridge 1930-32', ed/tr. Lee,Desmond [Blackwell 1980], p.43