Philosophy Lexicon of Arguments

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Meaning theory: a theory that seeks to explain the meaning of meaning. Problem the concept of meaning and truth seem to presuppose each other.

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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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II 120
Meaning Theory/m.th. / Meaning / Essence / Idea / FodorVsLocke / FodorVsHume: m.th. that refer to beings or ideas, do not say anything because they do not show the cases in which two expressions express the same nature or the same idea.
IV 70
m.th. / Davidson / Fodor / Lepore: there can be several m.th. because of the semantic indeterminacy - RI: is about the problem of finding the correct m.th..

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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.

F/L
J. Fodor/E. Lepore
Holism Cambridge USA Oxford UK 1992


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Ed. Martin Schulz, access date 2017-06-23