Did Russell correctly prefer maths for communicating meaning?


Can language be as logical as maths? Is the difficulty with the language we use, in defining our terms precisely enough, for resolution of relations between terms with mathematical precision? Would the last sentence be easier to understand expressed in maths?

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Posted on October 16, 2018, in Philosophy and Science and tagged , , , , , , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. Comments Off on Did Russell correctly prefer maths for communicating meaning?.

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