Document Type : Original Article


PhD student of Philosophy of Religion, Institute of Humanities and Cultural Studies


According to Wittgenstein II, the study of meaning and understanding of beliefs relates to a system of "expression of meaning" or Semantic Calculations, that each linguistic system as a "language game" derived from "a form of life,has created a method and rule foe expression and meaning and it's understanding. This approach introduces the 'rule' model to understand and justify different beliefs, so that we explain and calculate the meaning of a belief based on the rules and techniques of the words used in that language game. But he considers the understanding of religious beliefs to be impossible under this paradigm, and does not regard religious beliefs as an "attitude", for having a vague image, of rule understanding. However, since he considers images to be intentional rather than adaptive, in this article we want to show that in terms of the "relational" aspect of understanding as well as the intentionality of religious imagery, theReference aspect of religious meaning, are content The phenomena of the world as existential or information, and hence, with regard to the relation aspect of the understanding and meaning,we can regard the Rule as a model for examining the meaning and understanding of religious beliefs.


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