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" ... definition' to them. To suppose that there must be would be like supposing that whenever children play with a ball they play a game according to strict rules. "
Use and Redesign in IS: Double Helix Relationships? - Page 47
2007 - 324 pages
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Wittgenstein's Metaphysics

John Webber Cook - Philosophy - 1994 - 350 pages
...language according to strict rules - it hasn't been taught us by means of strict rules, either." He adds: "We are unable clearly to circumscribe the concepts...but because there is no real 'definition' to them" (BB, p. 25; see also Z, 439-440). These remarks are aimed at the analytic aspect of Tractarian...
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Wittgenstein on Mind and Language

David G. Stern - Philosophy - 1995 - 226 pages
...such a calculus. For not only do we not think of the rules of usage— of definitions, etc.—while using language, but when we are asked to give such...there is no real "definition" to them. To suppose that there must be would be like supposing that whenever children play with a ball they play a game...
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The Claims of Common Sense: Moore, Wittgenstein, Keynes and the Social Sciences

John Coates - Philosophy - 1996 - 178 pages
...-while using language, but when we are asked to give such rules, in most cases we aren't able to do s0. We are unable clearly to circumscribe the concepts...there is no real "definition" to them. To suppose that there must be would be like supposing that whenever children play with a ball they play a game...
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Artificial Intelligence: Critical Concepts, Volume 3

Ronald Chrisley - Artificial intelligence - 2000 - 560 pages
...naturally, and without technical rules." Wittgenstein has spelled out this insight in the case of language. We are unable clearly to circumscribe the concepts...there is no real "definition" to them. To suppose that there must be would be like supposing that whenever children play with a ball they play a game...
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Reconstructing Criticism: Pope's Essay on Criticism and the Logic of Definition

Philip Smallwood - Literary Criticism - 2003 - 226 pages
...such a calculus. For not only do we not think of the rules of usage—of definitions, etc.—while using language, but when we are asked to give such...there is no real "definition" to them. To suppose that there must be would be like supposing that whenever children play with a ball they play a game...
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Plato's Sun: An Introduction to Philosophy

Andrew Lawless - Philosophy - 2005 - 364 pages
...as 'beauty,' Wittgenstein writes in The Blue Book' (p. 25): 'We are unable to circumscribe clearly the concepts we use: not because we don't know their...but because there is no "real" definition to them.' With 'dog' we feel that there is something close to a 'real' definition. 59 'The Blue Book,' p. 27....
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The Wittgenstein Reader

Sir Anthony Kenny - Philosophy - 2006 - 304 pages
...on the other hand, constantly compare language with a calculus proceeding according to exact rules. using language, but when we are asked to give such...there is no real 'definition' to them. To suppose that there must be would be like supposing that whenever children play with a ball they play a game...
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Reconsidering Social Constructionism: Debates in Social Problems Theory

James A. Holstein, Gale Miller - Social Science - 2006 - 560 pages
...We Need a General Theory of Social Problems? David Bogen and Michael Lynch We are unable to clearly circumscribe the concepts we use; not because we don't...there is no real "definition" to them. To suppose that there must be would be like supposing that whenever children play with a ball they play a game...
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