TITLE

Theories of meaning

AUTHOR(S)
Wang Lu
PUB. DATE
March 2008
SOURCE
Frontiers of Philosophy in China;Mar2008, Vol. 3 Issue 1, p83
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the theories of meaning, specifically the theories by Michael Dummett, and Donald Davidson. The theory of meaning according to Dummett has two components, the sense, and reference, and the theory of force. On the other hand, Davidson stated that the theory of meaning is equated with the theory of truth. The framework for the theories by both Dummett, and Davidson's T-sentence equation, which states that s is true if and only if p, are discussed, and are compared with the developments of G. Frege's theory of meaning.
ACCESSION #
31258680

 

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