Phil 264 - Quiz 5

Phil 264 - Quiz 5 - Philosophy 264: Quiz 5 (Counts for 2...

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Philosophy 264: Quiz 5 (Counts for 2 quizzes) True/False. Write T or F beside each statement. 2 points apiece for a total of 20 points. ___1. Wittgenstein agrees with Augustine that, at least generally, the meaning of a word is nothing more nor less than what it names. ___2. According to Wittgenstein, to know the meaning of a word is, at least generally, to know how to use it. ___3. Wittgenstein thinks that traditional philosophical problems should be solved, rather than dissolved. ___4. For Wittgenstein, most words are more like tools than labels. ___5. The activities that we call games are, according to Wittgenstein, so-called because they share a common essence. ___6. Language games, according to Wittgenstein, are united by the fact that they all essentially involve the communication of thoughts. ___7. Language games, according to Wittgenstein, are learned rather than innate. ___8. Wittgenstein believes that it is possible to create a private language whose words refer to the creator's sensations. ___9. Wittgenstein's view that meaning is use was presented his
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This note was uploaded on 11/15/2009 for the course PHIL 264 taught by Professor Reimer during the Spring '07 term at Arizona.

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Phil 264 - Quiz 5 - Philosophy 264: Quiz 5 (Counts for 2...

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