Metaphilosophy 43 (5):698-713 (2012)

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John W. Powell
Humboldt State University
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There are grounds for taking Plato's agenda of searching for definitions to be ironic, and he points toward good arguments for being wary of trust in definitions.
Keywords philosophical method  definitions  Wittgenstein  criterion  Meno's Paradox  Plato
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DOI 10.1111/j.1467-9973.2012.01767.x
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