The paper puts forward a new skeptical solution to Kripke’s Wittgenstein’s rule-following paradox, a solution which revolves around the idea that human communication does not require meaning facts - at least as defined by Kripke. After a brief discussion of the paradox, I explain why I think that Kripkenstein’s solution needs revision and argue that the main goal of a skeptical solution to the rule-following paradox should be that of showing that communication does not require meaning. After that, I offer two arguments for the thesis that communication does not require meaning. The first argument instantiates a rather direct strategy and focuses on the description of a concrete case of communication without meaning. The second one is more indirect in that I start by describing a world in which, although there are meaning facts, communication does not depend on them. The paper’s last section deals with the issue of meaning talk.
|Titolo:||Yet Another Skeptical Solution|
GUARDO, ANDREA (Primo) (Corresponding)
|Parole Chiave:||Kripkenstein’s paradox; skeptical solution; communication; meaning|
|Settore Scientifico Disciplinare:||Settore M-FIL/01 - Filosofia Teoretica|
|Data di pubblicazione:||feb-2018|
|Digital Object Identifier (DOI):||10.1007/s11406-018-9954-0|
|Appare nelle tipologie:||01 - Articolo su periodico|