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Language, language games and ostensive definition

  • James F. Harris


Language Game Ostensive Definition 
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© D. Reidel Publishing Company 1986

Authors and Affiliations

  • James F. Harris
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  1. 1.Department of PhilosophyCollege of William & MaryWilliamsburgUSA

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