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Use, philosophy: words are used to mention something. The distinction use/mention is important in the philosophy of language because words or phrases in turn may be mentioned, as in a quote or a correction. Within logical formulas parts are used, others are mentioned. See also mentioning, use theory, meaning, meaning theory, language, quote/disquotation, quotation marks, quasi-quotation, object language, metalanguage.

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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.
 
Author Item    More concepts for author
Field, , Hartry Use   Field, Hartry
Heidegger, Martin Use   Heidegger, Martin
Logic Texts, Use   Logic Texts
Millikan, Ruth Use   Millikan, Ruth
Strawson, , Peter F. Use   Strawson, Peter F.
Tugendhat, E. Use   Tugendhat, E.
Wittgenstein, , Ludwig Use   Wittgenstein, Ludwig

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