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The Oxford Companion to Philosophy
Bede RundleBede Rundle

The term is the modern replacement for the older term idea, stripped of the latter's imagist associations, and thought of as more intimately bound up with language. How intimately? There are innumerable concepts which, on any view, lie quite beyond the attainments of a languageless creature, as a quick inspection of any technical volume, such as a computer manual, makes plain: concepts such as ... ...

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