An Inquiry into Meaning and Truth


Naming Theory of Meaning.

“Also called denotative or referential theories. Theories which equate the meaning of a word with an object it stands for (like the ‘FIDO’-FIDO Theory), or else with the word’s relation to such an object. Proper names form the primary class, but general words can stand for abstract objects (‘dog’ for doghood, ‘red’ for the color […]

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