Monday, February 19, 2007

3.142 Only facts can express a sense, a set of names cannot.

A class or set is both hypothetical and, what seems to be the point here, unstructured. Sense depends on structure, i.e. syntax or grammar. It also, as we have seen, seems to depend on what has meaning being more than merely hypothetical, i.e. on its being in some sense real.

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