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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Aristotle
 
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Meaning Danto I 139
Meaning / Aristotle / Danto: all meanings are interdependent. > Holism. - PlatonVs. - Plato: meanings independent - mosaic of primary entities.

Dt VII
A. C. Danto
The Philosophical Disenfranchisement of Art (Columbia Classics in Philosophy) New York 2005


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Ed. Martin Schulz, access date 2017-03-28