Philosophy Lexicon of Arguments

Meaning: Differs from the reference object (reference). The object does not have to exist for an expression to have a meaning. Words are not related to objects in a one-to-one correspondence. There is an important distinction between word meaning and sentence meaning. See also use theory, sentence meaning, reference, truth.
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Putnam II 53
meaning / Peirce: the sum of the practical consequences - Putnam leading to verificationism – the argument begs the question: what does an expression mean if it is to mean no more than that we will have certain experiences? - PutnamVs: one should not expect that every word of the speech of objects is translatable in perception language - verificationism / Putnam actually pro phenomenalism -

Peir I
Ch. S. Peirce
Philosophical Writings 2011

Pu I
H. Putnam
Von einem Realistischen Standpunkt Frankfurt 1993

H. Putnam
Repräsentation und Realität Frankfurt 1999

H. Putnam
Für eine Erneuerung der Philosophie Stuttgart 1997

H. Putnam
Pragmatismus Eine offene Frage Frankfurt 1995

Pu V
H. Putnam
Vernunft, Wahrheit und Geschichte Frankfurt 1990

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Ed. Martin Schulz, access date 2017-05-29