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The United Kingdom has voted

(look for the text in German) Pollsters should be ashamed. Never before their predictions were so far from reality. The British electoral system is complicated. The more parties are competing, the more the „first-past-the-post“ system distorts the will of the...

Does ordinary language exist ? (1997)

(Written by Georg Boomgaarden, September 1, 1997 as a contribution to the Analytical Philosophy Forum) Ordinary language philosophy has been a powerful paradigm of contemporary thinking. Wittgenstein’s Philosophical Investigations“(PI) have shown that this kind of philosophical reasoning leads to the...