Philosophy Lexicon of Arguments

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Language game, philosophy: a language game is an expression (originally by L. Wittgenstein, Philosophical Investigations, § 23) for dealing with language in typical situations which is responsible for the formation of word meanings in a community. See also use theory, use, meaning, meaning change, reference, conventions.

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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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I 143
Sentence/Wittgenstein/Brandom: precedes, because it can only make one move in the game of language -> speech act.
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II 26
Language game/Wittgenstein/Brandom: "Plate" is not a genuine language game. Vowcal, but not verbal practice yet.
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II 27
BrandomVsWittgenstein: the inferential identification claims that language has a center - assertions are not just things you can do with language - they are rather that by which thinking and intellectual ability are made ​​possible at all.


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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.

Bra I
R. Brandom
Expressive Vernunft Frankfurt 2000

Bra II
R. Brandom
Begründen und Begreifen Frankfurt 2001


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Ed. Martin Schulz, access date 2017-07-22