## 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 | |
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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 |