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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Wright, Crispin
 
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Meaning I 285
Rule-following / Wright: shows that judgments about meanings and what meets these conditions,are removed form cognitive coercion - then the same must also be true about the truth of assertions.
  This intuitive reasoning is therefore not a trivial solipsism and the specter of a global minimalism (Boghossian) is still with us.

Wri I
Cr. Wright
Wahrheit und Objektivität Frankfurt 2001


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