Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy (2018)

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Geo Siegwart
University of Greifswald
Moritz Cordes
Universität Regensburg
Abstract
This encyclopedia article provides a procedural account of explication outlining each step that is part of the overall explicative effort (2). It is prefaced by a summary of the historical development of the method (1). The latter part of the article includes a rough structural theory of explication (3) and a detailed presentation of an examplary explication taken from the history of philosophy and the foundations of mathematics (4).
Keywords Explication  Concept formation  Analysis  History of Analytic Philosophy
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Word and Object.Willard van Orman Quine - 1960 - Cambridge, MA, USA: MIT Press.
Logical Foundations of Probability.Rudolf Carnap - 1950 - Chicago, IL, USA: Chicago University of Chicago Press.
Two Dogmas of Empiricism.Willard V. O. Quine - 1951 - Philosophical Review 60 (1):20–43.
Meaning and Necessity: A Study in Semantics and Modal Logic.Rudolf Carnap - 1947 - Chicago, IL, USA: University of Chicago Press.

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