By Susan Haack (auth.), Jaakko Hintikka (eds.)

Jaakko Hintikka is the writer or co-author of thirty volumes and of a few three hundred scholarly articles in mathematical and philosophical common sense, epistemology, language conception, philosophy of technology, historical past of rules and historical past of philosophy, together with Aristotle, Descartes, Leibniz, Kant, Peirce, The Bloomsbury staff, Husserl and Wittgenstein. He has additionally been lively in overseas scholarly firms, so much lately because the First Vice-President of FISP, Vice-President of IIP and Co-Chair of the yank Organizing Committee of the 20 th international Congress of Philosophy. He has been Editor-in-Chief of the foreign magazine Synthese and the coping with Editor of SyntheseLibrary for the reason that 1965.

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Paradigmatic relations hold among terms within a grammatical category; paradigmatic relations capture the contrasts and affinities among word meanings. Syntagmatic relations hold among terms that collocate with one another in well-formed strings; syntagmatic relations capture the semantic constraints on word combination. 3 We utilize the concept of aframe,4 as a structure intermediate between relations and fields. We speak of paradigmatic frames as consisting of a paradigmatic relation and the lexicalized concepts in a paradigmatic contrast set.

As a rule, literal utterances are generated when all the connections among terms are FirstOrder. Utterances which contain language so used that the conventional meanings of the individual words are not intended, but are nonetheless presupposed, are generated from networks in which at least some of the connections are SecondOrder. Metaphors are examples of utterances generated from networks containing SecondOrder connections. A semantic frame is a system of interconnected nodes, and a system of interconnected nodes is best represented by a picture.

6. ---------I·~sun PART Fig. 6. A mereological frame.

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