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.
 
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Geach, Peter T.
 
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Formalism I 173
characters / Geach: a mere coloring of the paper (? Graphic occurrence) can not be true or false

Gea I
P.T. Geach
Logic Matters Oxford 1972


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Ed. Martin Schulz, access date 2017-03-30