Aristotle’s Theory of Language and Meaning

@article{Studtmann2002AristotlesTO,
  title={Aristotle’s Theory of Language and Meaning},
  author={P. Studtmann},
  journal={Ancient Philosophy},
  year={2002},
  volume={22},
  pages={426-430}
}
Thought and Meaning As a mode of sensory representation, phantasia is well placed to secure the reference of a common noun such as cat. An image derived from the perception of one cat resembles other cats. Aristotle's theory of meaning interpreted in light of his conception of phantasia faces several challenges, as we saw at the end of Chapter 7. The extension of his theory of meaning thus interpreted to include scientific definition raises additional questions. At best the image of a cat seems… Expand
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