|Meaning theory: a theory that seeks to explain the meaning of meaning. Problem the concept of meaning and truth seem to presuppose each other._____________Annotation: The above characterizations of concepts are neither definitions nor exhausting presentations of problems related to them. Instead, they are intended to give a short introduction to the contributions below. – Lexicon of Arguments. |
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Theory of meaning / meaning theory / Black: normal m.th. considers neither circumstances nor gestures (-> Gavagai) - I-75 e.g. a gesture of a hungry man / BlackVsGrice: I do not have first to decipher a "message" and then to make my interpretation on the basis of attribution of an intention - instead: "natural character" - not a "discovery" as an intermediary._____________Explanation of symbols: Roman numerals indicate the source, arabic numerals indicate the page number. The corresponding books are indicated on the right hand side. ((s)…): Comment by the sender of the contribution.
Bedeutung und Intention
Handlung, Kommunikation, Bedeutung, G. Meggle (Hg), Frankfurt/M 1979
Sprache München 1973
The Prevalence of Humbug Ithaca/London 1983