The Scandal of Semantic Platonism

  • Vladimír SvobodaEmail author
Part of the Studies in History and Philosophy of Science book series (AUST, volume 28)


The paper raises doubts concerning tenability of the platonistic conception of linguistic meaning. It gives examples of some problems that philosophers who employ entities from the realm of platonic objects as a kind of unexplained explainer tend to neglect.


Linguistic Expression Socratic Dialogue Grand Domain Compound Expression Considerable Ability 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Institute of PhilosophyAcademy of Sciences of the Czech RepublicPrague 1Czech Republic

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