Meaning and Mystery offers a challenge to the way Philosophy has traditionally approached the issue of belief in God as a theoretical problem, proposing instead a form of reflection more appropriate to the practical nature of the issue. Makes use of abundant illustrative material, from both…
…This theory views culture simultaneously in two ways: as a world of texts, tangible and shareable products of signifying acts, and as a space of practices, repeatable activities that produce, disseminate and interpret these clusters of meaning. Both approaches are…
A comprehensive introduction to the ways in which meaning is conveyed in language. Alan Cruse covers semantic matters, but also deals with topics that are usually considered to fall under pragmatics. A major aim is to highlight the richness and subtlety of meaning…
Collection of short essays that range across philosophy, politics, general culture, morality, science, religion and art, focusing on questions of meaning, value and understanding.
This book presents a general and formal theory of meaning, signs, and language. The theory is presented in a clear and consistent way offering novel and provocative insights into the fundamental structures and processes of communication, cognition, and reality.
Key topics include distinctions…
Fourth in the series of volumes containing collections of papers of philosopher G.E.M. Anscombe, tackling various subjects and including a reprint of Anscombe's 'Introduction to Wittgenstein's Tractatus'.
…The Meaning of Conics: Historical and Didactical Dimensions
Maria G. Bartolini Bussi
4. Reconstruction of Meaning as a Didactical Task: The Concept of Function as an Example
5. Meaning in Mathematics…
…Language «meaning», «mental representation», and «conceptions» in STEM research
3. «Meaning» in science education
4. Hunting the elusive tiger
5. «Meaning» and the subject
The first book of its kind to introduce a model to help you create conversations about money with your clients, Money and Meaning provides a framework and tools to provide a safe environment in which to have conversations and resolve conflicts. Written by a respected expert in business,…
…The Four Needs for Meaning, the Value Gap, and How (and Whether) Society Can Fill the Void
A. Will Crescioni, Roy F. Baumeister
2. A Terror Management Perspective on the Creation and Defense of Meaning
Daniel Sullivan, Spee Kosloff, Jeff Greenberg