Philosophy Lexicon of Arguments

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Meaning: Differs from the reference object (reference). The object does not have to exist for an expression to have a meaning. Words are not related to objects in a one-to-one correspondence. There is an important distinction between word meaning and sentence meaning. See also use theory, sentence meaning, reference, truth.

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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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Suhr I 164
Meaning/Dewey: The flower means something in the act, it has meaning. E.g. It has the property of being wearable. The consequences are the real nature of the thing. To comprehend them is to grasp the definition.


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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.

Dew II
J. Dewey
Essays in Experimental Logic Minneola 2004

Dew I
Martin Suhr
John Dewey zur Einführung Hamburg 2016


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Ed. Martin Schulz, access date 2017-07-28