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Linguistic Semantics

  • Mia Gosselin
Part of the Synthese Library book series (SYLI, volume 215)

Abstract

The subject of the previous chapter has been logical semantics. I have stressed the ambiguous relationship of logic and language and discussed the name relation theory, the controversy about intensionalism and extensionalism and have sketched a solution for the traditional difficulties facing extensionalists when trying to explain the difference in meaning of expressions with the same extension.

Keywords

Conceptual Scheme Ordinary Language Natural Sign Radical Translation Linguistic Behaviour 
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Notes

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    Cf. M. Gosselin, “Concerning Apes, Deaf Children and Humanists”, Communication and Cognition, Vol. 12, nr. 2, 1979, p. 163–165.Google Scholar
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    Cf. U. Eco, “Latratus Canis”, Tijdschriftvoor Filosofie, 47, nr. 1, March, 1985, p.1–14.Google Scholar
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    K. Lorenz, Die Rückseite des Spiegels, Deutscher Taschenbuch Verlag, München, 1980, p.154.Google Scholar
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    Cl. Lévi-Strauss, La Pensée Sauvage, Plon, Paris, 1962, p.62–63. Google Scholar

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© Kluwer Academic Publishers 1990

Authors and Affiliations

  • Mia Gosselin
    • 1
  1. 1.Belgium

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