Re: positivistic view of language

On Fri, 22 Apr 1994, Dan G. McCartney, Westminster Seminary wrote:

> >I'd still like to know what a "positivistic view of language" is.
> I suspect what is meant is the view that words and sentences may
> be regarded as having a precise meaning which is independent of
> social, historical, and perhaps even linguistic context.  
Dr. Sennett, is this what you meant by linguistic positivism?

Al Kimel