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§12 Continuation: the expressed objectivity

Talk of what an expression expresses has, in the discussion so far, several essentially different meanings. It relates, on the one hand, to intimation in general, and especially in that connection to sense-giving acts, at times also to sense-fulfilling acts (if these are present at all). In an assertion, e.g., we express our judgement (we intimate it), but we also express percepts and other sense-fulfilling acts which illustrate our assertion’s meaning. On the other hand, such talk relates to the ‘contents’ of such acts, and primarily to the meanings, which are often enough said to be ‘expressed’.