The Private Language Argument
In the past twenty one years the possibility or impossibility of a private language has been discussed with a certain degree of obsession. The name “Private Language Argument”1 covers a multiplicity of different issues. Some philosophers want to see in the PLA a paradigm of philosophical argument with devastating consequences for the Cartesian Thesis on the Philosophy of Mind and the Metaphysics of Persons;2 others only see obscure statements that in no case make an argument or a definite point.
KeywordsPhilosophical Argument Private Rule Aristotelian Society Latin AmerICa Private Language
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