Language, Truth and Logic, London, Victor Gollancz, 1956.
p. 71-87 reprinted as "The a priori," p. 315-328 in Benacerraf, P., Putnam, H. (eds), Philosophy of Mathematics, 2nd ed., Cambridge: Cambridge University Press 1983.
|319 ;;Quote: the principles of logic and mathematics are true because they arise from the rules that govern the use of language; they are analytical|
|321 ;;Quote: an analytic proposition gives no information about any matter of fact; only how we use certain symbols|
|326 ;;Quote: analytical propositions are necessary because they record our determination to use words in a certain fashion
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