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    Moral Realism and Anti-Realism in Later Wittgenstein
    with S. Dabagh
    Metaphysik 3 (9): 77-94. 2011.
    By emphasis on cognitive aspect of moral realism, this article surveys various divisions in moral realism and anti-realism and, regarding later Wittgenstein's courses, it explores his views about this matter. Thus, after a short description of Wittgenstein’s courses in Philosophical Investigations which are related to this topic, ideas of his commentators in this area are studied. Since moral realism has a firm relation with cognitive and non-cognitive discussion in meta-moral, thus later Wittge…Read more
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    Meaning and Linguistic Sound: Why Are Sounds Imposed on Our Minds?
    Dialogue: Journal of Phi Sigma Tau 56 (1): 14-23. 2013.
    An interesting fact about the meaning of words is the compulsion to perceive them; when we encounter a symbol, we perceive its meaning without the least mental effort. In this paper, I answer the questions, "How does the meaning of a word impose itself on us?" and "How does a symbol become meaningful and what is the meaning of a symbol?" By emphasizing the time when we understand a word, I introduce the reality of words versus the language convention. By distinguishing between giving meaning to …Read more