Ideas from 'Are there propositions?' by Gilbert Ryle [1930], by Theme Structure

[found in 'Collected Essays 2 1929-1968' by Ryle,Gilbert [Routledge 2009,978-0-415-48549-4]].

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3. Truth / C. Correspondence Truth / 2. Correspondence to Facts
A true proposition seems true of one fact, but a false proposition seems true of nothing at all.
3. Truth / C. Correspondence Truth / 3. Correspondence Truth critique
Two maps might correspond to one another, but they are only 'true' of the country they show
5. Theory of Logic / A. Overview of Logic / 1. Overview of Logic
Logic studies consequence, compatibility, contradiction, corroboration, necessitation, grounding....
5. Theory of Logic / L. Paradox / 3. Antinomies
Plato found antinomies in ideas, Kant in space and time, and Bradley in relations
7. Existence / D. Theories of Reality / 7. Facts / c. Facts and truths
Many sentences do not state facts, but there are no facts which could not be stated
12. Knowledge Sources / B. Perception / 3. Representation
Representation assumes you know the ideas, and the reality, and the relation between the two
19. Language / A. Nature of Meaning / 1. Meaning
Husserl and Meinong wanted objective Meanings and Propositions, as subject-matter for Logic
19. Language / A. Nature of Meaning / 3. Meaning as Speaker's Intention
When I utter a sentence, listeners grasp both my meaning and my state of mind
19. Language / D. Propositions / 1. Propositions
'Propositions' name what is thought, because 'thoughts' and 'judgments' are too ambiguous
19. Language / D. Propositions / 4. Mental Propositions
If you like judgments and reject propositions, what are the relata of incoherence in a judgment?
Several people can believe one thing, or make the same mistake, or share one delusion
We may think in French, but we don't know or believe in French
19. Language / D. Propositions / 6. Propositions Critique
There are no propositions; they are just sentences, used for thinking, which link to facts in a certain way
If we accept true propositions, it is hard to reject false ones, and even nonsensical ones