PP-2024-01: Reconciling positionalism and antipositionalism

PP-2024-01: Leo, Joop (2024) Reconciling positionalism and antipositionalism. [Pre-print] (In Press)

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Positionalism and antipositionalism, two apparently opposing views on relations, give different answers to the question how things can be arranged one way rather than another. In positionalism, relations come with positions to which objects may be assigned; in antipositionalism relations have no positions, but relations consist of a network of complexes interrelated by substitutions. In this paper, a new version of positionalism is proposed, and it is shown that—contrary to what the names suggest— positionalism and antipositionalism are essentially two sides of the same coin.

Item Type: Pre-print
Report Nr: PP-2024-01
Series Name: Prepublication (PP) Series
Year: 2024
Subjects: Language
Depositing User: dr. Joop Leo
Date Deposited: 08 Feb 2024 18:46
Last Modified: 08 Feb 2024 18:46
URI: https://eprints.illc.uva.nl/id/eprint/2293

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