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This sentence can be true and a sentence 'Hans believes that q' can be false, although p and q are L-equivalent. No matter in which particular way one may interpret belief sentences 65, whether in the sense of 'Hans has the disposition to affirm the sentence 'p' (or a synonymous sentence), or in the sense of believing a propositionin any case of a rational and adequate interpretation of the concept of belief it can be shown that belief contexts are not intensional. One must have a narrower concept of sense than that of intension in order to find a criterion of substitution in these cases.
022). 024). "The meanings of the simple signs must be explained for us to understand them. 026). In Wittgenstein's system, then, the rule of interpretation
The predicate sign'S' is to be distinguished from the syntactic S-relation, in which the objects 'a' and 'b' stand in the sentence' aSb', namely from the relation of standing to the left or to the right of the sign'S'. It is this S-relation, not the sign'S', which corresponds to a (here two-place) attribute S in the fact to be pictured. e. as expressions, that are names of attributes, but the syntactic relations. And the pictures (names) of facts are not sentences in the usual sense (as objects, sound sequences) but syntactic facts.