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Meaning under the threat of paradox on two fronts

Authors: Olga Ramirez Calle
University of Saint Louis Campus Madrid
Keywords: Rule-Following Paradox Family Resemblance Wittgenstein Kripke
Year of publication:2020
Page range:13 (5-17)
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The paper defends the argument that the Resemblance Paradox (RP), or the problem of the ‘under-determination of meaning’, and the Rule-Following Paradox (RFP) are two sides of the same paradox threatening meaning from opposite extremes. After presenting the case, the paradox is reconsidered anew and the supposition that the threat is a pervasive one challenged.
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