Epistemology, Logic and Language (An Analysis of Logic of Language)
International Journal of Philosophy
Volume 6, Issue 3, September 2018, Pages: 68-75
Received: Aug. 19, 2018; Accepted: Sep. 30, 2018; Published: Oct. 31, 2018
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Zaimul Am, Department of Islamic Education, Faculty of Islamic Studies, University of Muhammadiyah, Tangerang, Indonesia
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This article attempts to describe and to analyse the philoshopical point of views regarding epistemology, logic and language and the possible relation bertween those three branches of philolosophical inquiries. The method used in this research is analytical method because many arguments of philosophers has to be analysed in order to portray the whole picture of the correlation between epistemology, logic and language.This article shows that there is a close connection between the study of knowledge and the study of language as a medium to express what is known. Philosophers are generally interested in discussing the relationship between mind, word and reality. Some of them have come to a conclusion that the words are at a crossroads: do they want to reflect what is in the mind or to reflect what is in reality. Then how to distinguish between the correct sentences (propositions) from the wrong ones. Grammatical analysis stops only at the limitofthe relationship between sentences and grammatical rules as a truth test of a proposition. But how to test the truth of the content (property, essence, substance) of a proposition? Many philosophical theories are put forward but still that such things as mind are a mystery, words and sentences also form their own mysteries.
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Zaimul Am, Epistemology, Logic and Language (An Analysis of Logic of Language), International Journal of Philosophy. Vol. 6, No. 3, 2018, pp. 68-75. doi: 10.11648/j.ijp.20180603.12
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