Philosophy Lexicon of Arguments

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Object language, philosophy: The object language is the language in which something is said or written in a situation. In contrast, comments and evaluations of what is said or written are invariably written in a metalanguage when the original utterance is mentioned or quoted in it. Metalanguage is thus language about language. Object language is used to mention objects, metalanguage is used to mention linguistic ways of expression. See also metalanguage, mention, use, quotation.

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.
Author Item    More concepts for author
Field, Hartry Object Language   Field, Hartry
Mates, B. Object Language   Mates, B.
Tarski, A. Object Language   Tarski, A.
Wiggins, D. Object Language   Wiggins, D.

Ed. Martin Schulz, access date 2017-10-22