Monday, May 07, 2007

Hume on Ambiguity

Name: Hume on Ambiguity
Type: Citation
Status: finished
Version: 2007-05-04

"From this circumstance alone, that a controversy has been long kept on foot, and remains still undecided, we may presume that there is some ambiguity in the expression, and that the disputants affix different ideas to the terms employed in the controversy."

Source: David Hume, An Enquiry Concerning Human Understanding, Section VIII, Part 1

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