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meaning of a word has not the unity required for one to mean something <σημαίνειν τι> to himself and to another, but involves rather a multiplicity, so that the expectation of meaning something in that way risks of not being met. This paper is intended to examine the tenor of the objection and also

In: Méthexis
Author: Jos Pieper

life to proceed undisturbed. The addition of the philosophical-religious approach then is about reflection that can give a new perspective on the event and supplement the life story with new, and transcendent, meanings. In what follows I would like to elaborate on various developments in coping

In: Journal of Empirical Theology
Author: Stephen Turner

The language that is customarily used to refer to meaning is atemporal, and determinedly so. The conventional accounts of meaning developed in response to Kripke’s account of the problem of following a rule. 1 As Paul Boghossian puts it, “the idea of meaning something by a word is an idea with

In: Journal of the Philosophy of History
Author: Andrew Basden

1 Introduction “ Meaning is the being of all that has been created , and the nature even of our selfhood,” wrote Herman Dooyeweerd (1984, 1:4) as one of the most famous of his sayings. Right at the start of his magnum opus, A New Critique of Theoretical Thought , Dooyeweerd made meaning

In: Philosophia Reformata

—each of these draws, directly or indirectly, on linguistic meaning, and this list merely scratches the surface of religious expression. When we study religion, no doubt we implicate linguistic meaning. But must we implicate a theory of linguistic meaning—a semantic theory? Clearly not. Just as the

In: Method & Theory in the Study of Religion

Dichgans and Brandt, 1978 ; Seno et al. , 2009 ). However, a systematic examination of the ‘train illusion’ situation has not been conducted. Evidence from everyday life suggests that the semantic meaning of motion stimuli may play an important role in vection (the semantic meaning is one example of top