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Single Idea 4145

[catalogued under 19. Language / B. Reference / 1. Reference theories]

Full Idea

How do words refer to sensations?

Gist of Idea

How do words refer to sensations?

Source

Ludwig Wittgenstein (Philosophical Investigations [1952], 244)

Book Reference

Wittgenstein,Ludwig: 'Philosophical Investigations', ed/tr. Anscombe,E. [Blackwell 1972], p.89


A Reaction

A very nice question, to be remembered when discussing how we refer to beauty, gold, water or the present King of France.