Philosophy Lexicon of Arguments

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To mean, intending, philosophy: the intention of a speaker to refer to an object, a property of an object or a situation by means of her words, gestures or actions in a manner which is recognizable for others. From what is meant together with the situation, listeners should be able to recognize the meaning of the characters used.

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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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Meaning/Reference/Wittgenstein: the brain cannot turn to one thing and mean another -> Twin Earth/Dennett: you cannot tell a story being of the opinion that tables are not tables, even though they look like tables and are used as tables - but the following works: "living thing that looks like Fury" (but is not Fury) - but if there are "shorses" on the twin earth that look like our horses, then they would be "hHorses" (non-earthly, but at least horses) - unlike (twin earth water) - - hHorses could be defined by convention as a separate species - depending on how strict you want to be.


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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.

Den I
D. Dennett
Darwins gefährliches Erbe Hamburg 1997

Den II
D. Dennett
Spielarten des Geistes Gütersloh 1999


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Ed. Martin Schulz, access date 2017-07-26