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In Defense of Meaning Holism

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Western Canada Philosophy Association Annual Conference, Western Canada Philosophy Association, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Lecture, Nov 15, 1992.

The idea of meaning holism is that the meaning of a word is not defined in terms of the word by itself (for example, by what it refers to or what it represents) but rather in defined in part by its relation to the other words in the language. Paper exists, but has not been digitized.



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