Philosophy Lexicon of Arguments

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Mention philosophy: the mention of linguistic objects must be distinguished from their use. This distinction is sometimes difficult when symbols are partly used and partly mentioned within logical formulas. One simple case of a mention of a word or phrase is the quote. See also object language, metalanguage, quote, reference, occurrence, type, token.
 
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Prior, Arthur
 
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Mentioning I 98
Mention / use / Prior: eg use only: "if ... then he says truthfully that snow is white": no mention (adverbial) - only about snow, not about truth - no metalanguage

Pri I
A. Prior
Objects of thought Oxford 1971

Pri II
Arthur N. Prior
Papers on Time and Tense 2nd Edition Oxford 2003


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Ed. Martin Schulz, access date 2017-03-26