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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Perry, John R.
 
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Meaning Frank I 396
Meaning / idea / PerryVsFrege: we must separate sharply meaning and thoughts - the thought is not a mental entity, but corresponds to the informational content - the meaning corresponds to the role of words - the same role creates another de re-proposition in any context.

Perr I
J. R. Perry
Identity, Personal Identity, and the Self 2002

Fra I
M. Frank (Hrsg.)
Analytische Theorien des Selbstbewusstseins Frankfurt 1994


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Ed. Martin Schulz, access date 2017-03-30