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Language, philosophy: language is a set of phonetic or written coded forms fixed at a time for the exchange of information or distinctions within a community whose members are able to recognize and interpret these forms as signs or symbols. In a wider sense, language is also a sign system, which can be processed by machines. See also communication, language rules, meaning, meaning change, information, signs, symbols, words, sentences, syntax, semantics, grammar, pragmatics, translation, interpretation, radical interpretation, indeterminacy.
Annotation: The above characterizations of concepts are neither definitions nor exhausting presentations of problems related to them. Instead, they are intended to give a short introduction to the contributions below. – Lexicon of Arguments.

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Martin Heidegger on Language - Dictionary of Arguments

Figal I 123
Language/HeideggerVsHerder: There is no general language.
, Language/Davidson.
Cardorff II 29
Language/Translation/Heidegger/Cardorff: Heidegger is deliberately vague.
Cardorff II 65
Language/Thinking/Heidegger/Cardorff: "Thinking accomplishes the relation of being to the essence of the human. It does not do and effect this reference. Thinking merely offers him what is given to himself by being, to being. In thinking, being is expressed. Language is the house of being."
Language/Heidegger: In its essence neither expression nor an activity of human. The language speaks.
>Thinking, >Thinking/Heidegger, >World/Thinking, >Thinking without language, >Language use, >Sein/Heidegger, >Language evolution.

1. M. Heidegger. Über den Humanismus. Frankfurt/M. 1943, S. 51. M. Heidegger. Über den Humanismus. Frankfurt/M. 1943, p. 5

Explanation of symbols: Roman numerals indicate the source, arabic numerals indicate the page number. The corresponding books are indicated on the right hand side. ((s)…): Comment by the sender of the contribution. Translations: Dictionary of Arguments
The note [Concept/Author], [Author1]Vs[Author2] or [Author]Vs[term] resp. "problem:"/"solution:", "old:"/"new:" and "thesis:" is an addition from the Dictionary of Arguments. If a German edition is specified, the page numbers refer to this edition.

Martin Heidegger
Sein und Zeit Tübingen 1993

Figal I
Günter Figal
Martin Heidegger zur Einführung Hamburg 2016

Hei II
Peter Cardorff
Martin Heidegger Frankfurt/M. 1991

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