Re: In defence of philosophical languages (was: RE: Comparison of philosophical
|From:||wayne chevrier <wachevrier@...>|
|Date:||Wednesday, January 22, 2003, 17:33|
And Rosta nevesht:
>Why? Its oranginess and rootiness are its most salient properties.
>We're trying to map conceptual space here, not objective reality.
>The idea is not that the wordshape should give you the equivalent
>of an encyclopedia article on carrots. The idea is that the wordshape
>should be redolent of carrotiness.
The first carrots were *purple* and from Afghanistan.
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