|Mention philosophy: the mention of linguistic objects must be distinguished from their use. This distinction is sometimes difficult when symbols are partly used and partly mentioned within logical formulas. One simple case of a mention of a word or phrase is the quote. See also object language, metalanguage, quote, reference, occurrence, type, token._____________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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Mention / use / word / object / language / Locke: was the first to have a consciousness of the confusability: to keep the words for the things themselves - or to put a sign for things that it cannot designate - Designate: ambivalent: the thought that it was possible that the mere language use gives insight into the nature of the thing signified._____________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.
An Essay Concerning Human Understanding
Grundprobleme der großen Philosophen - Neuzeit I, J. Speck (Hg), Göttingen 1997