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 / B. Meaning / 1. Meaning
Husserl and Meinong wanted objective Meanings and Propositions, as subject-matter for Logic
19. Language / B. Meaning / 5. Meaning as Speaker's Intention
When I utter a sentence, listeners grasp both my meaning and my state of mind
19. Language / E. Propositions / 2. Nature of Propositions
'Propositions' name what is thought, because 'thoughts' and 'judgments' are too ambiguous
19. Language / E. Propositions / 4. Support for Propositions
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
If you like judgments and reject propositions, what are the relata of incoherence in a judgment?
19. Language / E. Propositions / 5. 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