Publications of Place that refer to Ayer (1936). Language, Truth and Logic (2nd Edition).
Lecture 9: Definition in use and verification analysis (28/11/1973) Section 2
Entailment and the entailment test. The definition in use and its limitations. Some examples. The verification test and the verification principle.
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Lecture 28: The logical and functional aspects of language with special reference to moral discourse (12/6/1974). Section 8
The pragmatic or functional aspect of language. Skinner on language behaviour. Ethical utterances. Blaming as an aggressive act and an aversive event. The acceptance and avoidance of blame. Domestic and political quarrels.
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