Philosophy Lexicon of Arguments

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Word: a structure separated by spaces from other words within a language. In general, words are formed by one or more characters which are attached to one another. Whole words can in turn be interpreted as signs. In human languages, the elements of the words are letters; in computer languages, other symbols are used within words. See also concepts, expressions, terms, language, characters, symbols, subsentential, meaning.
 
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Searle, John R.
 
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Words Millikan I 2
Words/Tarski/Davidson/Millikan: this tradition speaks of words in terms of their impact on the truth conditions.
Austin/Searle/Millikan: they describe other types of words as "illocutionary" or "performative" in terms of conventional rules.
Grice/Schiffer/Lewis/Millikan: this tradition talks about indicatives and imperatives in terms of entwined speaker's intentions.

S I
J. R. Searle
Die Wiederentdeckung des Geistes Frankfurt 1996

S II
J.R. Searle
Intentionalität Frankfurt 1991

S III
J. R. Searle
Die Konstruktion der gesellschaftlichen Wirklichkeit Hamburg 1997

S IV
J.R. Searle
Ausdruck und Bedeutung Frankfurt 1982

S V
J. R. Searle
Sprechakte Frankfurt 1983

Millk I
R. G. Millikan
Language, Thought, and Other Biological Categories: New Foundations for Realism Cambridge 1987


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Ed. Martin Schulz, access date 2017-04-28