an approach to philosophical problems used especially by certain British and American philosophers, inspired by G. E. Moore, and marked by the elucidation of difficult and controversial concepts by resolving them into their elements.
the approach to philosophy common in the mid 20th century that tends to see philosophical problems as arising from inappropriate theoretical use of language and therefore as being resolved by detailed attention to the common use of expressions
- Linguistic profiling
noun the analysis of a child’s language problems for diagnosis and treatment
[ling-gwis-tiks] /lɪŋˈgwɪs tɪks/ noun, (used with a singular verb) 1. the science of language, including phonetics, phonology, morphology, syntax, semantics, pragmatics, and . /lɪŋˈɡwɪstɪks/ noun 1. (functioning as sing) the scientific study of language See also historical linguistics, descriptive linguistics n. “the science of languages,” 1847; see linguistic; also see -ics.
- Linguistic typology
noun the classification of languages according to grammatical features rather than common ancestry or geographical contact; also called language typology , typology of language
noun 1. .