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Humberstone on Ayer’s Emotivism
Humberstone on Ayer’s Emotivism

Author(s): Jeremiah Joven Joaquin
Subject(s): Philosophy, Philosophical Traditions, Logic, Analytic Philosophy
Published by: Filozofický ústav SAV
Keywords: Classical logic; dual content; emotivism; ordinary logic; transparent semantics.

Summary/Abstract: In The Connectives, Lloyd Humberstone offers an interpretation of A. J. Ayer’s emotivism using W. S. Cooper’s semantics for ordinary logic. In this discussion note, I argue that this proposed interpretation fails to stay true to Ayer’s view.

  • Issue Year: 29/2022
  • Issue No: 4
  • Page Range: 427-433
  • Page Count: 7
  • Language: English