Chapter

Through the Wilderness

Charles Travis

in The Uses of Sense

Published in print September 2001 | ISBN: 9780199245871
Published online November 2003 | e-ISBN: 9780191598630 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/0199245878.003.0006
 Through the Wilderness

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Offers an interpretation of Wittgenstein's notion of family resemblance. It argues that family resemblance is not a type of concept, but rather a phenomenon for concepts in general, and tightly tied to S‐use sensitivity.

Keywords: concepts; family resemblance; occasion‐sensitivity; Wittgenstein

Chapter.  26198 words. 

Subjects: Philosophy of Language

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