|Grammar: total domain of linguistic theory encompassing syntax, semantics, phonology, morphology. W.V.O. Quine distinguishes the grammar from the lexicon. L. Wittgenstein calls sentences about language grammatical sentences. See also meaning, lexicon, language._____________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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Grammar/Lewis/Schiffer: (simplified) for language in a community: (for subsentential expressions): Definition propositional determinant/Schiffer: for words: E.g. property, relation, particular, etc. ((s) instead of "semantic value") - Definition Grammar/Lewis/Schiffer: is then an ordered pair the first element of which is a set of correlations of words and propositional details - 2nd element a set of such combination operations - Operation: stipulated, not found in language - meaning is then the propositional determinant that is correlated with the word by the grammar._____________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.
Remnants of Meaning Cambridge 1987