Following Wittgenstein’s concept of meaning-as-use, this essay argues that the ascription of meaning should be based on the satisfaction of contextual criteria. The usefulness of this notion is demonstrated by showing how it can serve as a bridging concept between general rules and situated contexts.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||13|
|Journal||Quarterly Journal of Speech|
|State||Published - Aug 1986|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Language and Linguistics