Philosophical Language
Overview
The re-presentation of metaphyisical positivism, insofar as this can be done, as a choice of idiom rather than as a body of doctrine, preliminary to the use of that language for the statement of various problems.
The description of language suitable for definite statement of certain metaphysical problems, transforming relevant aspects of metaphysical positivism from a position statement to a choice of language.
Introduction
The description of language suitable for definite statement of certain metaphysical problems, transforming relevant aspects of metaphysical positivism from a position statement to a choice of language.
A Problem of Regress
There is of course a problem in the idea of clearly defining a language in which problems of metaphysics can be stated. An attempt to give meaning to such language must surely involve metaphysical presumptions, and the intent to to proceed to problem statement without prejudice must fail. This accepted the question becomes how small a core of position will suffice to render the rest of metaphysics objective and definite.
Response to the Problem
The method proposed is therefore to begin with a position on how the semantics of a language may be defined. The metaphysical content in this position can later be examined to consider whether it can be eliminated in favour of some weaker metaphysical core, or whether variation in this core might expose interesting metaphysical problems not obtainable from the original.

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