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The question of rule ordering: some counter-fallacies

  • Roland G. Noske (a1), Jos Schinkel (a1) and Norval S.H. Smith (a1)

In 1980 Koutsoudas published a paper entitled ‘The Question of Rule Ordering: Some Common Fallacies’. In this paper he attacks various types of criticism of the theory of intrinsic rule ordering, and gives a set of procedures by which he allows his version of that theory (henceforth the KSN theory2) to be falsified. In the present article we utilize the procedures prescribed by Koutsoudas to demonstrate that this theory is not tenable.

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