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Strange goings on! Jones did it slowly, deliberately, in the bathroom, with a knife, at midnight. What he did was butter a piece o ...
Even if someone knew the entire physical history of the world, and every mental event were identical with a physical, it would not ...
The dominant metaphor of conceptual relativism, that of differing points of view, seems to betray an underlying paradox. Different ...
The methodological advice to interpret in a way that optimizes agreement should not be conceived as resting on a charitable assump ...
Mental events such as perceivings, rememberings, decisions, and actions resist capture in the net of physical theory.
Conceptual relativism is a heady and exotic doctrine, or would be if we could make good sense of it. The trouble is, as so often i ...
If we cannot find a way to interpret the utterances and other behaviour of a creature as revealing a set of beliefs largely consis ...
There is no such thing as a language, not if a language is anything like what many philosophers and linguists have supposed. There ...
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