Philosophy Lexicon of Arguments

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Formalism: the thesis that statements acquire their meaning only from the rules for substituting, inserting, eliminating, forming, equality and inequality of symbols within a calculus or system. See also calculus, meaning, rules, content, correctness, systems, truth.

Annotation: The above characterizations of concepts are neither definitions nor exhausting presentations of problems related to them. Instead, they are intended to give a short introduction to the contributions below. – Lexicon of Arguments.
Author Item    More concepts for author
Bigelow, John Formalism   Bigelow, John
Carnap, Rudolf Formalism   Carnap, Rudolf
Duhem, Pierre Formalism   Duhem, Pierre
d’Abro, A. Formalism   d’Abro, A.
Frege, Gottlob Formalism   Frege, Gottlob
Geach, Peter T. Formalism   Geach, Peter T.
Heyting, A. Formalism   Heyting, A.
Lanier, Jaron Formalism   Lanier, Jaron
Thiel, Chr. Formalism   Thiel, Chr.
Waismann, Friedrich Formalism   Waismann, Friedrich
Wittgenstein, L. Formalism   Wittgenstein, L.

Ed. Martin Schulz, access date 2017-10-21