Ways of Worldmaking

By Nelson Goodman

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We've got a paraDel of A4 and B4 in D4. Pegasus-term, utilising to all paraphrases of "Pegasus", the place a paraphrase of "Concerning the concept of secondary extensions see my papers "On Likeness of that means" (1949) and "On a few variations approximately that means" (953), PP: V, 2 and three. forty six a few QUESTIONS relating citation I lll,1 ) a tenn preserves not just the first but additionally the needful' secondary extensions of that time period. briefly, "Pegasus" could be paraphrased simply because even though with out basic it isn't without secondary extensions-because, in well known parlance, it's not meaningless. equally, parallels of A5�A6 are: D5. Bellerophon's·winged. horse tenn D5'. mot pour Ie cheval aile de Bellerophon D6. wing of Pegasus. to date, we've been discussing verbal or linguistic citation solely; and we've got discovered that important stipulations for such citation, direct or oblique, are: (a) containment of what's quoted or of a few different copy or paraphrase of it, and (b) reference to-by naming or predication of-what is quoted. those stipulations aren't, we needs to word, enough. The time period E. the 20th letter of the alphabet either denotes and includes yet without doubt doesn't quote the letter defined. We hence have to upload a few such requirement for direct citation as this: (c) alternative of the denoted and contained expression by means of the other of the language leads to an expression that denotes the exchanging expression. evidently, changing what's inside of citation marks will fulfill this requirement, yet setting up another letter (or note, and so on. ) for the defined letter within the above description won't; the standard end result should be nonsense, comparable to F. fhe fwenfief leffer of fhe alphabef. SPcesecvation of all secondary extensions will be too powerful a requirement; see the papers pointed out. in observe four above. 1 111. 21 2. PICTORIAL citation forty seven Pictorial citation whilst will we have citation in nonverbal structures? allow us to begin with picturing and with direct citation. while does an image without delay quote one other? truly, mere containment of 1 photograph in one other not more constitutes citation than does containment of 1 expression in one other as in A6, 86, and so forth. A double portrait doesn't quote the contained snap shots; a seascape doesn't quote the image of a boat in it. Nor, back, does connection with an image through one other represent citation. believe that during a portray of a museum gallery purely the sting of Rembrandt's evening Watch is proven, or the evening Watch is proven with heads of audience blockading out components of it. This portray is an image of. refers to, the evening Watch yet doesn't quote-because it doesn't contain-it. an image without delay charges one other provided that it either refers to and includes it. yet what are the skill through which an image refers to a different that it con· tains? ln different phrases, what's the pictorial analogue of citation marks? relatively evidently, as citation marks are positioned round an ex­ pression to cite it without delay, an image of a body might be positioned round an image to cite it at once; and there are different units, corresponding to portray it as on an easel.

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