Category Mistakes and Ordinary Language, by Martin Gustafsson

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Martin Gustafsson is Professor of Culture, History, and Philosophy at Åbo Akademi University. He is the editor (with Richard Sørli) of The Philosophy of J.L. Austin (Oxford University Press, 2011) and (with Lars Hertzberg) of The Practice of Language (Kluwer, 2002). Among his recently published articles and essays are “Perception, Perspectives and Moral Necessity: Wittgenstein, Winch and the Good Samaritan,” in Wittgenstein’s Moral Thought, ed. Reshef Agam-Segal and Edmund Dain (Routledge, 2017), “Language-games, Lebensform, and the Ancient City,” in Language, Form(s) of Life, and Logic: Investigations after Wittgenstein, ed. Christian Martin (De Gruyter, 2018), “Why Is Frege’s Judgment Stroke Superfluous?,” in New Essays on Frege: Between Science and Literature, ed. Gisela Bengtsson, Simo Säätelä, and Alois Pichler (Springer, 2018), and “Quine on Translation and Logical Deviance,” The Monist (2017).

Martin Gustafsson, “Category Mistakes and Ordinary Language,” Graduate Faculty Philosophy Journal 39:2 (2019), pp. 431-88.

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