Ambiguous expression An expression that can be interpreted as having more than one distinct mea

Ambiguous expression An expression that can be interpreted as having more than one distinct mea

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Ambiguous expression An expression that can be interpreted as having more than one distinct meaning in a given context Cognitive meaning the meaning by which terminology conveys information Connotation Intensional meaning or intension Conventional connotation The intensional meaning conventionally agreed upon by the members of the community that speak the language in question Decreasing extension The order of decreasing class size Decreasing intension The order of decreasing specificity or increasing generality Definiendum In a definition, the word or group of words that are proposed to be defined Definiens In a definition, the word or group of words that do the defining Definition A group of words that assigns a meaning to a word or group of words Definition by genus and difference A definition that assigns a meaning to a term by identifying a genus term and one or more difference words that, when combined, convey the same meaning as the term being defined Definition by subclass A definition that assigns a meaning to a term by naming subclasses of the class that the term denotes Demonstrative definition A definition that assigns a meaning to a word by pointing to members of the class that the word denotes Denotation Extensional meaning or extension Emotive meaning The meaning by which terminology expresses or evokes feelings Empty extension The extension of a term that denotes something that does not exist; the null class Enumerative definition A definition that assigns a meaning to a word by naming the members of the class that the word denotes Etymological definition A definition that assigns a meaning to a word by disclosing the word’s ancestry in both its own language and other languages Extensional definition A definition that assigns a meaning to a term by indicating the members of the class that the term denotes Extensional meaning (extension) The members of the class that a term denotes Increasing extension The order of increasing class size Increasing intension The order of increasing specificity
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This note was uploaded on 02/17/2010 for the course PHI 113 taught by Professor Camp during the Summer '09 term at Front Range Community College.

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Ambiguous expression An expression that can be interpreted as having more than one distinct mea

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