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The World-Picture and the Conceptual Apparatus (1934)

  • Kazimierz Ajdukiewicz
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Part of the Synthese Library book series (SYLI, volume 108)

Abstract

The principal thesis of ordinary conventionalism (as represented for example by Poincaré) is contained in the following statement: Some problems cannot be solved by appeal to experience without the introduction of a convention; it is only when experiential data are combined with convention that the problems become solvable.

Keywords

Radical Conventionalism Ordinary Language Perceptual Data Inductive Generalization Conceptual Apparatus 
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Notes

  1. 9.
    Cf. e. g. G. Simmel: ‘Über eine Beziehung dei Selektionstheorie zur Erkenntnistheorie’, Archiv für systematische Philosophie I. (1895), 35ff.Google Scholar

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© D. Reidel Publishing Company, Dordrecht, Holland 1978

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