Philosophy Lexicon of Arguments

Meaning theory: a theory that seeks to explain the meaning of meaning. Problem the concept of meaning and truth seem to presuppose each other.
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Black, Max
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Meaning Theory I 73
Theory of meaning / meaning theory / Black: normal considers neither circumstances nor gestures (-> Gavagai) - I-75 e.g. a gesture of a hungry man / BlackVsGrice: I do not have first to decipher a "message" and then to make my interpretation on the basis of attribution of an intention - instead: "natural character" - not a "discovery" as an intermediary.

Bla I
Max Black
Bedeutung und Intention
Handlung, Kommunikation, Bedeutung, G. Meggle (Hg), Frankfurt/M 1979

Bla II
M. Black
Sprache M√ľnchen 1973

M. Black
The Prevalence of Humbug Ithaca/London 1983

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Ed. Martin Schulz, access date 2017-04-29