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Further reading on Wittgenstein and formal semantics

For those of you interested in following up on our previous episode, Martin Stokhof has a number of papers on the topics we discussed.

On Wittgenstein and formal semantics, you can check out:

The Architecture of Meaning: Wittgenstein’s Tractatus and Formal Semantics,’ Martin Stokhof
Formal Semantics and Wittgenstein: An Alternative,’ Martin Stokhof

On the distinction between abstraction and idealization, see:

Abstractions and Idealisations: The Construction of Modern Linguistics,’ Martin Stokhof & Michiel van Lambalgen

And on the philosophical import of formal languages, take a look at:

Hand or Hammer? ¬†On Formal and Natural Languages in Semantics,’ Martin Stokhof

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