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By Maxwell K. Hearn

The Erickson assortment includes works of exceptional caliber that diversity via assorted media and around the entire span of historic China, from the Neolithic to the Tang interval. Ernest Erickson, via his assortment, has created a necessary memorial that fills in gaps within the Museums latest holdings. we're commemorated and privileged to aid current this excellent present, venerated by means of this catalogue.

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S. Hacker, Scepticism, Rules, and Language ( Oxford: Blackwell, 1984). 16 Anscombe, " Critical Notice," 106. 17 Anscombe, " Review," 347. -12- vations about the extent to which Wittgenstein intends to provide a principled response to epistemological scepticism; but whether he does or not, it would be irrelevant to the claim about meaning that Kripke attributes to him. Another objection to Kripke's reading is that it is tendentious to ascribe to Wittgenstein a notion of fact which would allow the thesis that no facts answer to claims about meaning to be formulated or which would furnish a contrast between the kinds of considerations Kripke surveys and rejects and those relevant to attributions of meaning or rule-following.

M. Anscombe, An Introduction to Wittgenstein's "Tractatus" (New York: Harper and Row, 1965), 28. : Prentice-Hall, 1963); Stanley Cavell, The Claim of Reason ( Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1979); Rogers Albritton, " On Wittgenstein's Use of the Term 'Criterion'," in Wittgenstein: A Collection of Critical Essays, ed. : Doubleday, 1966); P. M. S. Hacker, Insight and Illusion ( London: Oxford University Press, 1972). -6- simple names arranged in pictorial or logical forms (albeit a more natural and fruitful conceptualization, one that both affords and accords better with "a clear view of the aim and functioning of ...

This is conceded even by Kripke's detractors. " 10 Before I turn to an examination of the Kripke reading itself, I want to remark on the character of some of the preceding commentaries on Wittgenstein's work. 11 ____________________ 10 Stern, " Review Essay," 427. 11 The remarks that follow are merely impressionistic. I shall not attempt to document them but simply leave it to the reader to judge their overall fidelity to the discussions of the period. 8 Malcolm, "Wittgenstein's Philosophical Investigations," 96.

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