ordinary-language philosophy
noun Date: 1957 a trend in philosophical analysis that seeks to resolve philosophical perplexity by revealing sources of puzzlement in the misunderstanding of ordinary language

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  • Ordinary language philosophy —   [ ɔːdnrɪ læȖgwɪdʒ fɪ lɔsəfɪ; englisch »Philosophie der Alltagssprache«], seit etwa 1930 in Großbritannien aufgekommene Richtung der sprachanalytischen Philosophie (analytische Philosophie), in Abgrenzung zu den Versuchen der Philosophen des… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Ordinary language philosophy — For the philosophy of language, see Philosophy of language. Ordinary language philosophy is a philosophical school that approaches traditional philosophical problems as rooted in misunderstandings philosophers develop by distorting or forgetting… …   Wikipedia

  • ordinary-language philosophy — /awr dn er ee lang gwij/. See linguistic analysis. [1955 60] * * * …   Universalium

  • ordinary-language philosophy — /awr dn er ee lang gwij/. See linguistic analysis. [1955 60] …   Useful english dictionary

  • ordinary language — The language of everyday use. Ordinary language philosophy was the variety of linguistic philosophy that paid particular attention to the nuances of everyday usage, believing that philosophical error often arose from neglecting distinctions… …   Philosophy dictionary

  • language, philosophy of — Philosophical study of the nature and use of natural languages and the relations between language, language users, and the world. It encompasses the philosophical study of linguistic meaning (see semantics), the philosophical study of language… …   Universalium

  • Ordinary language — The phrase ordinary language is often used in philosophy and logic to distinguish between ordinary, unsurprising uses of terms and their more specialized uses in theorizing, or jargon. For example, the statements I find that class of person very… …   Wikipedia

  • Ordinary Language Philosophie — Philosophie der normalen Sprache (engl. ordinary language philosophy ) oder Linguistische Philosophie (engl. linguistic philosophy ) ist eine philosophische Zugangsweise zur Sprache innerhalb der Analytischen Philosophie, die im Unterschied zur… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Ordinary language — Der Ausdruck Gebrauchssprache (engl. ordinary language (im weiteren Sinn)) bezeichnet die von einer Sprachgemeinschaft verwendete natürliche Sprache. Der Begriff Gebrauchssprache ist ein Gegenbegriff zur formalen Sprache. Unter den Begriff der… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • philosophy —    Philosophy (from the Greek philo (love) and sophia (wisdom)) in British culture has undergone a series of revolutionary changes since 1960. Until recently, English language philosophy was dominated by analytic and linguistic philosophy based… …   Encyclopedia of contemporary British culture

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