My question is actually this: What does the question: "what is the purpose of meaning" mean?
Questions that may arise in answering this question may include: What kinds of things can have purpose? (and is meaning such a thing).
In your comment you write "It might be pertinent indeed to know the meaning of meaning."
In 1975 Putnam published his essay „The meaning of ‚meaning‘“; see Putnam, Hilary: Mind, Language and Reality, Philosophical Papers Vol. 2, 1975, p.215-271
Putnam deals with a traditional problem from philosophy of language. His aim is to find for the two concepts
a definition which relates to our common understanding and use of these terms. Notably, the definition should determine how both terms relate to each other.
His running example is the word water. He designs a fictious world, called Twin Earth, with a liquid different from H2_O, which nevertheles is indistinguable from water on earth - as long as no chemical analysis is made. The inhabitants of the fictious world name their liquid water alike to us, who name water our liquid on earth .
Putnam proposes to distinguish the meaning on earth of the word water from the meaning on Twin Earth of the word water. Because the extensions of the word are different on earth and on Twin Earth. In short, he proposes to express the meaning of 'meaning' to be a normal form which comprises four components. Accordingly, the normal form of the word water is:
Hence both meanings of water differ in their extension and a posteriori also in their meaning.
I am not sure if I am correct.But, I think it might..logically
Everything/Anything has a meaning when its created, It reaches/attains its purpose when being utilized for the purpose its been created.
Thus purpose does create to mean the meaning of purpose when the purpose of creation is attained...This should have been the general principle of creation.
But, how does one understand the exact purpose of one's creation and others which have and are being created?
Do we have credible knowledge to understand creation or can we exactly identify the purpose of one's creation/created..we still do not know anything as we are just being created for the purpose for unknown meaning.
This is a really oddly worded question.
It seems as though it's equivalent to "What is the purpose of meaning?" and moving it up one level to "'What does the purpose of meaning?' mean?"doesn't really change the question.
To answer it, you need satisfying answers to "purpose" and "meaning." Here's a shot.
So, the relationship between meaning and purpose is like the relationship between blueprints and building materials. However, since we can regard the blueprint itself as a tool, meaning is can also be understood as a subset of purpose. Categories, though are imaginary groupings, and in saying that meaning can be seen as a subset of purpose, can be is a key phrase.