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  • If meanings are not in flux, and if we have access to those meanings, nothing stops us from identifying the whiteness at least until it flows away.

  • The fact that complex meanings are determined by the meanings of their constituents is often referred to as the compositionality of natural languages.

  • To grasp a meaning is plausibly a sophisticated intentional state that involves representations of meanings and not just representations with meanings.

  • In addition to these five common meanings of “risk” there are several other more technical meanings, which are well-established in specialized fields of inquiry.

  • A thought style is included already in meanings of words, and those meanings are considered by members of the collective not as something formed by people but as “objective”.

  • Also, we need not assume that standing meanings are functions from contexts to occasion meanings, or even that they determine in context what occasion meanings are.

  • And since we’ve learnt the meanings of a limited number of words, this is possible only if the meanings of complex sentences are obtainable recursively from the meanings of their constituent parts (Davidson 1965).

  • Dynamic semanticists claim that compositional meanings have the nature of functions or relations and the classical meanings are recoverable from the relational dynamic meanings as projections onto their “input” coordinate.

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  • Every language can alter its vocabulary very easily, which means that every user can without effort adopt new words, accept or invent new meanings for existing words, and, of course, cease to use some words or cease to use them in certain meanings.

  • Metaphor results from a kind of tension between the literal meanings accruing to the focus and the literal meanings accruing to the frame, a tension which disappears when we alter the meanings accruing to the focus just enough to make it disappear.

  • In his concluding remarks, Lord Clark said the defamation action failed because the meanings taken from a number of Mr Wightman's comments by Dr O'Donoghue "are not the meanings which the ordinary reasonable reader would have taken", adding that it was for that reason that "those claims cannot succeed".

  • Also, unlike Grice’s GCIs that are taken to be speaker’s intended meanings, Levinson’s presumptive meanings seem to be hearer’s meanings, obtained by the hearer as a result of the assumptions he or she made in the process of utterance interpretation (see Saul 2002 and Horn 2006 for discussion).


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