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15 Logic is the ghostly god whose presence in and between all things which are touched by logic make real every element of the two external worlds. It is how things are and not itself a thing, not something apart. Now cantrast these views with those of the Viennese positivists. By a rather subtle subjectification of the elementary propositions which refer to facts, Carnap in two books 16 has assumed that the primitive sentences are referable to experience. " 18 The existential interpretation of symbolic logic19 goes the rest of the way for them, offset only by the modal logic of Lewis and of Lukasiewicz.

Just as such other "ultimate values" as freedom, justice and knowledge, are themselves preferred only because of certain immediate consequences which reinforce the individual who selects one practice over another. But short-range consequences could be cancelled because of long-range consequences. Just as the immediate advantage gained through punishment is eventually matched by later disadvantages, the immediate consequences of a cultural practice may be followed by others of a different sort.

E. dies (New York, 1922, Rarcourt Brace), Ch. X. 36 John Laird, The Idea of Value (Cambridge, 1929, University Press), Ch. VII. 37 A. N. Whitehead, Adventures of Ideas (New York, 1940, Macmillan), p. 345. 38 Carnap, Philosophy and Logical Syntax, p. 24. 39 "It should be noted that the intelligibility of commands rests upon assumptions that certain states of affairs prevail"-Morris R. Cohen and Ernest Nagel, An Introduction to Logic and Scientific Method (New York, 1934, Rarcourt Brace), p. 28. 40 See, for instance, Alfred J.

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