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[catalogued under 5. Theory of Logic / E. Structures of Logic / 2. Logical Connectives / a. Logical connectives]

Full Idea

The 'connectives' are expressions that link sentences but without expressing a relation that holds between the states of affairs, facts or tropes that these sentences denote.

Gist of Idea

Connectives link sentences without linking their meanings


Fraser MacBride (Truthmakers [2013], 3.7)

Book Reference

'Stanford Online Encyclopaedia of Philosophy', ed/tr. Stanford University [], p.26

A Reaction

MacBride notes that these contrast with ordinary verbs, which do express meaningful relations.