Unformatted text preview: that terms and sentences in a contract, a deed, or a will do not apply themselves to external objects and performances, that the meaning of such terms, and sentences consists of the ideas, that they induce in the mind of some individual person who used or hearts or reads them, and that seldom in a litigated case do the words of a contract convey one identical meaning to the two contracting parties or to third persons” (202) Conflicting Testimony “As a last resort, however, a court will choose circumstances into account. In other words it decides which story seems more reasonable.”...
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- Spring '10
- Semantics, person, Meaning of life, plain meaning approach