[hist-analytic] Positivism in 21th.-Century Analytic Philosophy

Roger Bishop Jones rbj at rbjones.com
Fri Feb 5 15:13:43 EST 2010


On Thursday 04 Feb 2010 22:05, steve bayne wrote:

> My problem with Katz is mainly with
> compositionality in semantics. I no more believe this than I believe
> that intensional contexts are reducible to extensional contexts.

So what is the problem with compositionality?

> Here's an off the wall thought: if such a reduction were possible
> how would we deal with the "inverse variation of intension and
> extension"? Most, I guess, would ask: "What's the problem?"

Yes!

RBJ




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