Where things now stand with the analytic-synthetic distinction

@article{Katz2004WhereTN,
  title={Where things now stand with the analytic-synthetic distinction},
  author={J. Katz},
  journal={Synthese},
  year={2004},
  volume={28},
  pages={283-319}
}
  • J. Katz
  • Published 2004
  • Philosophy
  • Synthese
The philosophy of language can be viewed as a branch of the theory of knowledge. It concerns itself with a special case in epistemology, linguistic knowledge, and the questions about such knowledge that it tries to answer have the form of classical epistemological questions, namely, what do we know about a natural language and how do we come to know it. It is no surprise, then, to find that theories about linguistic knowledge, like theories about knowledge in general, are either rationalist or… Expand
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