Metaphors and Metaphysics

Bolińska, Ewa (2003) Metaphors and Metaphysics. In: UNSPECIFIED Austrian Ludwig Wittgenstein Society, pp. 44-46.

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Culture is a net of information exchange basing upon
messages. To say anything about understanding within
cultural communication one should study the very structure
of a message. It seems that any message consists in at
least five elements:
sending – a node within the culture net projects and
constructs the information transfer
coding – the message is encoded in a specific language
medium – material carrier of the information
decoding – the language of the message is identified
and the content is read
receiving – understanding of the message
The process of understanding is engaged in the first and
the last stage of communication and therefore the abilities
of constructing and understanding a message are to be

Item Type: Book Section
Uncontrolled Keywords: Understanding; Coding; Communication; Aristotle
Subjects: Philosophie > Philosophische Disziplinen > Epistemologie, Wissenschaftstheorie, Naturphilosophie
Philosophie > Philosophische Journale, Kongresse, Vereinigungen > Wittgenstein Symposium Kirchberg, Pre-Proceedings > Kirchberg 2003
Philosophie > Philosophische Disziplinen > Metaphysik
Depositing User: Wolfgang Heuer
Date Deposited: 06 Dec 2020 14:34
Last Modified: 06 Dec 2020 14:34

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