37Kant's Argument from the Applicability of GeometryKant Studies Online (1): 23-50. 2012.
27From Ordinary Language to Definition in Kant and BolzanoGrazer Philosophische Studien 85 (1): 131-149. 2012.In this paper I discuss Kant's and Bolzano's differing perspectives on ordinary natural language. I argue that Kant does not see ordinary language as providing semantically organized content and that, as a result, Kant does not believe that ordinary language is sufficiently well-developed to support philosophical analysis and definition. By contrast, for Bolzano, the content given in ordinary language are richly structured entities he calls 'propositions in themselves'. This contrast in views is…Read more
University of Missouri, St. LouisDepartment of PhilosophyAssociate Teaching Professor
University of California, Irvine
The Department of Logic and Philosophy of Science