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Sense and Reference, Again

  • Jocelyn BenoistEmail author
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Part of the Contributions To Phenomenology book series (CTPH, volume 72)

Abstract

Husserl’s semantic is basically a theory of meaning. What, however, delimits the scope of meaning; can a theory of meaning distinguish the meaningful from the meaningless? This paper critically approaches Husserl’s theory of meaning from its account of meaninglessness. Husserl’s account of meaning-intention and meaning-fulfillment as well as contemporary debates regarding sense and reference are also discussed.

Keywords

Husserl Frege Intentionality Meaning Sense Reference Language Semantics Expression 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of PhilosophyUniversity Paris 1 Pantheon-SorbonnePantheon-SorbonneParis

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