Philosophy Lexicon of Arguments

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Use, philosophy: words are used to mention something. The distinction use/mention is important in the philosophy of language because words or phrases in turn may be mentioned, as in a quote or a correction. Within logical formulas parts are used, others are mentioned. See also mentioning, use theory, meaning, meaning theory, language, quote/disquotation, quotation marks, quasi-quotation, object language, metalanguage.

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 Use   Field, Hartry
Heidegger, M. Use   Heidegger, M.
Logic Texts Use   Logic Texts
Millikan, Ruth Use   Millikan, Ruth
Strawson, Peter F. Use   Strawson, Peter F.
Tugendhat, E. Use   Tugendhat, E.
Wittgenstein, L. Use   Wittgenstein, L.

Ed. Martin Schulz, access date 2017-10-24