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Mind independence/dependence and objective/intersubjective/subjective existence

You are incorrect in your distinguishment between the objectivity of the physical world and ideas. That “ there is a black 1969 ford mustang over there” is ALSO only intersubjectively agreed upon. ...
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Mind independence/dependence and objective/intersubjective/subjective existence

Remember there are two core Aristotelian categories in philosophy: physika (essentially, experience) and meta ta physika (essentially, reason). Only what is physical/empirical (what we experience with ...
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A statement that is always true, but not a tautology?

the reviewer would be correct. However, my issue lies with the fact this is always true. I think the word you are looking for is truism: which is a notion that has to do with cogency, not so much ...
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A statement that is always true, but not a tautology?

I don't personally interpret the word 'tautology'as a proposition that is always true. Some statements are simple, and some are compound. Only a compound statement can denote a tautology. In the ...
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A statement that is always true, but not a tautology?

If a statement is always true, but it is not a tautology (where a tautology is a statement or expression that is always true, irrespective of whether its variables are true or false), then it must be ...
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Does the success of AI (Large Language Models) support Wittgenstein's position that "meaning is use"?

Very much so, I would say. But of course Wittgenstein wrote in a time before the current success of AI and I think he would express himself a little differently in the present day world. The problem ...
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Can meaning is use be the conclusion of an inductive argument?

I think your question could be addressed in two ways: Inductivism, the epistemological view that science (and thus linguistics) should rely on induction, is quite obsolete. Karl Popper gave pretty ...
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Does the success of AI (Large Language Models) support Wittgenstein's position that "meaning is use"?

Reading the above discussion I tend to a qualifies "yes" as an answer, especially I agree with Jo Wehler when he writes "Insofar is ChatGPT a good example how the meaning of a word is ...
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