Dictionary of Arguments  
 
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, Arend  Formalism  Heyting, Arend  
Lanier, Jaron  Formalism  Lanier, Jaron  
Quine, Willard Van Orman  Formalism  Quine, Willard Van Orman  
Thiel, Christian  Formalism  Thiel, Christian  
Waismann, Friedrich  Formalism  Waismann, Friedrich  
Wittgenstein, Ludwig  Formalism  Wittgenstein, Ludwig  
