The Meaning Relation

Jonardon Ganeri

in Semantic Powers

Published in print March 1999 | ISBN: 9780198237884
Published online October 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780191679544 | DOI:

Series: Oxford Philosophical Monographs

The Meaning Relation

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The preceding chapters showed that the Indian philosophers of language look for epistemological constraints on the form of meaning theories. One constraint is that someone who knows meaning theory must be in a position to acquire empirical knowledge testimonially. A second constraint is that a meaning theory must be knowable by someone with finite intellectual capacities. This chapter will focus on this second constraint.

Keywords: philosophy of language; theory of meaning; Vyādi

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Subjects: History of Western Philosophy

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