|Interpretation: A) making statements about other statements, whereby the new statements of the vocabulary make use of the original statements and possibly introduce new vocabulary. If no new vocabulary is introduced, new information can be obtained by changing the syntactic elements.|
B) In logic, the insertion of values (objects) instead of the constants or free variables.
_____________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.
Umberto Eco on Interpretation - Dictionary of Arguments
Interpretation/Eco: Definition Interpretans: the interpretans is what guarantees the validity of the sign even in the absence of the interpreter.
The most fruitful hypothesis seems to be that of considering the Interpretans as another representation referring to the same object.
Problem: a process of infinite semiosis opens up.
Language: language would be a system that clarifies itself through successive systems of conventions that explain each other.
Interpretans/Eco: Interpretans is the meaning of a signifier, understood by its essence as a cultural unit, which is indicated by another signifier in order to show its independence (as a cultural unit) from the first signifier._____________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. Translations: Dictionary of Arguments The note [Concept/Author], [Author1]Vs[Author2] or [Author]Vs[term] resp. "problem:"/"solution:", "old:"/"new:" and "thesis:" is an addition from the Dictionary of Arguments. If a German edition is specified, the page numbers refer to this edition.
Opera aperta, Milano 1962, 1967
Das offene Kunstwerk Frankfurt/M. 1977
La struttura assente, Milano 1968
Einführung in die Semiotik München 1972