explanation by samples

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According to Wittgenstein, a subcategory of ostensive explanations of word-meaning involves explanation by reference to a paradigmatic sample. Names of perceptual properties (e.g. colour-words), lengths (e.g. ‘metre’), or weights (e.g. ...

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