The Ontological Problems of Reference
Social Sciences
Volume 4, Issue 3, June 2015, Pages: 37-41
Received: Jan. 15, 2015; Accepted: Apr. 10, 2015; Published: Apr. 27, 2015
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Victor Novoselov, Department of Philosophy, Novosibirsk State Technical University
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This article analyzes the different interpretations of the concept of "meaning" and "reference" in the theory of sign systems. Based on the analysis concludes that the theory of reference by Hilary Putnam, the theory of "language games" by L.Wittgenstein and semiotics by C. S. Peirce, despite the methodological differences, in general, similar to interpret the concept of meaning and reference, seeking to overcome them "mentalist "element. The value is interpreted as a sign of the way of its use and interpretation.
Sign, Denotation, Reference, Meaning, Denoting, Signification
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Victor Novoselov, The Ontological Problems of Reference, Social Sciences. Vol. 4, No. 3, 2015, pp. 37-41. doi: 10.11648/
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