By Jaakko Hintikka
Aristotle considered his common sense and technique as purposes of the Socratic wondering approach. particularly, common sense was once initially a research of solutions necessitated via past solutions. For Aristotle, thought-experiments have been genuine experiments within the feel that via knowing types in one's brain, you'll learn off their homes and interrelations. Treating varieties as self reliant entities, knowable one after the other, dedicated Aristotle to his mode of syllogistic rationalization. He didn't consider life, predication and id as separate senses of estin. Aristotle therefore serves to illustrate of a philosopher who didn't depend upon the excellence among the allegedly varied Fregean senses, thereby laying off new mild on our personal conceptual presuppositions.
This assortment includes numerous impressive interpretations that Jaakko Hintikka has recommend through the years, constituting a problem not just to Aristotelian students and historians of rules, yet to every body drawn to good judgment, epistemology or metaphysics and of their heritage.
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See for example, Posterior Analytics A 1, 71a24–9; B 7, 92b4–8; cf. 8, 93a27–8. 11. Cf. Jaakko Hintikka, ‘‘Knowledge and Its Objects in Plato,’’ in Knowledge and the Known (Dordrecht: D. Reidel, 1974), 1–30. 12. 1–2,’’ T he Review of Metaphysics 34 (1980): 71–89. 22 13. 14. 15. 16. 17. 18. 19. 20. 21. 22. 23. 24. 25. 26. 27. 28. 29. 30. 31. 32. 33. 34. CHAPTER 1 Go´mez-Lobo, ‘‘The So-called Question of Existence,’’ 73. Posterior Analytics A 1, 71a24–7. Posterior Analytics A 1, 71a11–16. Cf. Posterior Analytics A 22, 84a36–7.
The diﬀerent uses do not represent diﬀerent meanings or senses of the verb in game-theoretical semantics. Not only is the Frege–Russell ambiguity dispensable in my semantics; it can be shown that there are cases in which the Frege–Russell distinction cannot be made in gametheoretical semantics. Indeed, these cases comprise most of the typical uses of is. In this sense, game-theoretical semantics oﬀers a counterexample to the Frege–Russell ambiguity thesis. Even if we do not want to commit ourselves to saying that game-theoretical semantics is the last and ﬁnal truth in the semantics of natural languages, it oﬀers a possible and indeed eminently viable semantical framework alternative to the received ones, in which the auxiliary verb to be does not exhibit the Frege–Russell ambiguity.