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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Cresswell I 20
Bedeutung/Katz/Fodor-Semantik/Katz/Fodor/Nagel/Cresswell:
Bedeutungen/Katz: sind theoretische Konstrukte (Konstruktionen). Dann gibt es auch keinen Grund, warum sie nicht aus theoretisch noch grundlegenderen Entit├Ąten bestehen sollten.

Katz
J. J. Katz
The Metaphysics of Meaning

Cr I
M. J. Cresswell
Semantical Essays (Possible worlds and their rivals) Dordrecht Boston 1988

Cr II
M. J. Cresswell
Structured Meanings Cambridge Mass. 1984


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Ed. Martin Schulz, access date 2017-05-23