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Re: [xmca] activity (was concepts)

afaik, iirc, imho = in my honest opinion.


PS. :)
PPS. as far as I know, if I recall correctly,...

On Wed, Apr 20, 2011 at 1:12 PM, Monica Hansen <
monica.hansen@vandals.uidaho.edu> wrote:

> Eric,
> What is "IMHO"?
> Monica
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> Huw:
> Please explain to me how someone can "wield a concept"?  I am not even
> sure about the expression "grasp a concept".  When there is a word that is
> generalized to the extent of; hmmm....let's pick moon; it is not a
> decisive tool of distinction but rather, as LSV points out, "word meaning
> is the elementary cell that cannot be further analyzed. . . it is the
> unity between thought and word"   We cannot say that our earth has THE
> moon.  But in conversation we can state, "The moon is out and bright
> tonight."  I can provide a crowd with my moon but perhaps get arrested and
> a smiling cherub of a child could display their moon of a face.   IMHO
> moon's word meaning is the concept present in these thoughts and words.
> Not something weilded or grasped but perhaps active?
> what do other's think?  bill blanton or bill borowy out there?
> eric
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