Deductive inference and aspect perception

In Wittgenstein's Philosophical Investigations: A Critical Guide. Cambridge University Press (2010)
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Deductive inference seems to reveal semantic connections between their premise(s) and conclusion that were there all along. This looks inconsistent with Wittgenstein's later views on meaning. The paper argues that W's treatment of aspects suggests a Wittgensteinian treatment of deduction that accommodates the troublesome phenomenon without conceding its force.



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