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Getting clear about equivocal concepts: critical review of Millikan's 'On clear and confused ideas'

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Just how far can externalism go? In this exciting new book Ruth Millikan explores a radically externalist treatment of empirical concepts. For the last thirty years philosophy of mind’s ties to meaning internalism have been loosened. The theory of content has swung uncomfortably on its moorings in a fickle current, straining against opposing ties to mind and world. In this book Millikan casts conceptual content adrift from the thinker: what determines the content of a concept is not cognit...

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Institution:
King's College London
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Author
Publisher:
Philosophy Centre of the University of Lisbon
Journal:
Disputatio Journal website
Volume:
13
Pages:
34-47
Publication date:
2002-11-01
EISSN:
0873-626X
Language:
English
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2013-09-19

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