Linguistic philosophy

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Linguistic philosophy is the view that philosophical problems are problems which may be solved (or dissolved) either by reforming language, or by understanding more about the language we presently use.[1] The former position is that of ideal language philosophy, the latter the position of ordinary language philosophy.[2]

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  1. ^ Rorty 1967, page 3.
  2. ^ Rorty 1967.


  • Richard Rorty, 1967. Introduction: Metaphilosophical difficulties of linguistic philosophy. In Richard Rorty (ed.). The Linguistic Turn: Recent Essays in Philosophical Method. The University of Chicago Press, Chicago and London, 1967.

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