THE NEED FOR A NEW LANGUAGE,
ESPECIALLY WITHIN SCIENCE

C. A. Hilgartner

ABSTRACT

I present not just a new 'idea', but rather, an actuality - a frame of reference new to the human race, and now ready for us humans to use.

I consider it a notational language - or at least, as including a notational language - of the "Let's Keep Track of What We Say" type. Regard it not merely as different in detail from other notations, but as structured according to previously unheard-of principles.

To flesh out this frame of reference, I present some details concerning how it developed - how I happened to make some of the discriminations or distinctions (non-identities) on which its structure crucially depends. Then I present some of its implications, including that: